Support and activities for young people
Support for young people
Visit our Support for young people web page to find services and groups in Brighton & Hove that offer help and support to teenagers and young adults.
Brighton & Hove Youth Service
We provide a Youth Participation and Advocacy team, supporting:
- Youth participation - Creating opportunities for all young people to be involved in influencing, shaping, designing and contributing to policy and the development of services and programmes for young people. This service includes supporting the Youth Council, Children in Care Council, Young Ambassadors and the Ask Report Change programme.
- Advocacy - Supporting children and young people who are cared for by the authority and with child protection plans; ensuring their rights are respected and their views and wishes are heard.
- Youth Arts Awards & Duke of Edinburgh’s Award – Providing individual and group work support, working towards a formal accreditation to young people facing multiple barriers to education.
Our Extended Adolescent Service provides specialist support for young people around teenage pregnancy, sexual health and substance misuse.
In addition, our community & voluntary sector partners provide neighbourhood and equality based youth work to respond to the needs of young people.