The Young Lives Foundation

The Young Lives Foundation

Charity information

The Young Lives Foundation

The Young Lives Foundation (YLF ) supports local children and young people in Kent and Medway, who are vulnerable, disadvantaged and in need.

Founded 2007

  • Mission statement

    YLF is a charity dedicated to helping improve the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people who are in need.
    We do this by:
    Supporting them through times of difficulty and distress
    Enabling their voices to be heard
    Assisting them to achieve their potential
    Who we support:
    Looked after children and care leavers
    Children on the edge of care or in need
    Young offenders or young people at risk of offending
    Young people disengaged from education or employment
    Vulnerable adults
    Families in need of support
    Children who have been adopted
    Unaccompanied asylum-seeking children
    How we do it:
    Mentoring and Befriending
    Positive Activities
    Advocacy and Children's Rights

  • Aims

    The Young Lives Foundation aims to:

    • The Young Lives Foundation offers Mentoring and Befriending Positive activities Advocacy and Children's rights across our region
    • We support: Looked after children/care leavers Children on the edge of care or in need Young offenders/young people at risk of offending Young people with mental health difficulties Young parents
    • Young Lives Foundation is committed to providing quality services for children and young people in need. We support them through difficult times Enable their voices to be heard & achieve potential
  • Overview

    Established: March 2007

    Registered Charity Number: 1119528

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 10

    Part time staff: 17

    Volunteers: 180

    Phone number: 01622 693459

    Address: 71 College RoadMaidstoneKent ME15 6SX

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  • Freephone for vulnerable children and young people

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