Children, Young People & Families

Here you will find details of the various Sefton CVS projects and networks that work with Children, Young People & Families. Please choose from the following:

  • Buddy Up

buddyiconBuddy Up is a mentoring project that makes “places to go, things to do” in Sefton more accessible to young people aged 13 to 18 with special and additional needs.

Buddy Up recruits, trains and supports young mentors aged 13 to 16 to enable them to support other young people with additional needs, to develop their self-confidence/ self-esteem and to assist them to access activities within their neighbourhood. Read more…

Community Organisers programme is a national training programme in community organising and a grass-roots movement for social action. Organising is the work of building relationships in communities to activate people and create social and political change through collective action.

The Community Organisers programme is run by Locality, a leading national network for community-led organisations and the Organiser’s Council (OC), a representative body for Community Organisers. Read more…

ecmiconThe Every Child Matters (ECM) Forum promotes the coordinated development of organisations working with children, young people and families, across the borough through inter-agency working. The forum support and facilitates the involvement and participation of voluntary, community and faith (VCF) organisations in the development and delivery of services and multi-agency approaches.

The overarching aim of the network is to develop a strategic approach to the delivery of services for children, young people and families across all sectors. Read more…

  • Maternity Service Task Group

Coming soon…

  • seasiconSEAS Project

SEAS (Sefton Emotional Achievement Service) is a group of local charities who have come together with an aim to help children, young people and families to aspire and achieve through providing  bespoke emotional wellbeing support delivered at the right time and right place through voluntary sector consortium working.

Collectively the SEAS Consortium has more than 100 years of experience in delivering services and supporting local people. This new service was launched in 2013 which schools, GP’s and other support agencies, as well as individuals can discuss and commission emotional wellbeing support services through. Read more…

  • Sefton Youth Cabinet

Coming soon…

Sefton Young Advisors are locally recruited on the basis of their passion for their communities, rather than academic ability or social background. They are professionally trained to provide links between professionals, young people and their communities, ensuring that plans and delivery are relevant and respected.  

Young Advisors are paid, trained and professional young people, aged between 15 and 21, who show community leaders and decision makers how to engage young people in community life, regeneration and renewal. Read more…

 

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