Christian Youth Outreach

Christian Youth Outreach

Charity information

Christian Youth Outreach

A Christian charity that serves schools in the Colchester area, with chaplains contributing to pastoral support and spiritual development, and projects helping young people grow in life and faith.

Founded 1993

  • Mission statement

    CYO is a Christian charity working in schools and colleges across the Colchester area to help young people grow in life and faith. We do this through school chaplaincy, and running projects that help young people explore positive lifestyles, spirituality and the Christian faith.
    Pastoral support and spiritual development
    A one week sacred space that helps young people explore life from a spiritual perspective
    A six week course for Year 9 girls, focussing on image, identity and self esteem
    A network for those working in primary schools, both staff and visitors
    Youth Work
    Supporting youth leaders and ministry to young people in local churches
    Our Values inspire and motivate us in all that we are and do:
    Christian - our faith inspires us, through the life and example of Jesus
    Hopeful - we believe positive change and growth is possible for every young person
    Professional - we aspire to excellence and best practice in all we do
    Inclusive - we believe everyone is amazingly and wonderfully made, is to be valued and should have appropriate opportunities to access our services
    Person centred - being there for individuals, even in a crowd, and embracing the skills, vision and creativity of each team member
    Partnership - we work with schools and others for the best outcomes for young people
    Safe - we are committed to ensuring that the young people we work with, and our team members, feel safe and are protected from harm.

  • Aims

    Christian Youth Outreach aims to:

    • To serve schools and colleges in the Colchester area, helping them provide pastoral support for and promote the spiritual development of all their pupils.
    • To run projects in schools to help young people explore positive lifestyles, spirituality and the Christian faith.
  • Overview

    Established: February 1993

    Registered Charity Number: 1168047

    Board members: 4

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 5

    Phone number: 01206 863835

    Address: c/o Elim Church Clematis Way Colchester CO4 3PY

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