The Sheena Amos Youth Trust

The Sheena Amos Youth Trust

Charity information

The Sheena Amos Youth Trust

Sheena Amos Youth Trust (SAYiT) runs a number of provisions for young people, separated into youth work, delivered through group work and tiered levels of one-to-one support (from peer support through to referrals to specialist outside agencies) and education work. The education work aims to raise awareness of sexual health and emotional well-being issues affecting young people, counter stereotypes and myths. Also individual support is provided.

Founded 1999

  • Mission statement

    Vision: is that LGBT and HIV affected young people under 25 in Sheffield and surrounding areas are fully accepted and valued as members of society.

    Mission: is to enable LGBT young people and HIV affected young people to access emotional support, effective information and to challenge stigma in the wider world.

    Strategic Objectives
    SAYiT will achieve its vision and mission by:
    *Providing emotional support through group work and one to one support
    *Creating a safe space for young people to meet each other
    *Providing information and informal education within each support group e. G. Sexual health drop-ins, gay history, HIV information
    *Being a voice for young LGBT young people and HIV affected young people, influencing others and reminding people of their obligations
    *Challenging prejudice in the wider community
    *Encouraging young people’s participation in every aspect of our work
    Outcome: that LGBT young people and HIV affected young people will be positive and confident in their emotional, social and sexual relationships.

  • Aims

    The Sheena Amos Youth Trust aims to:

    • To support the sexual and emotional health and well-being of young people eg via initiatives to reduce teenage pregnancy and STIs (including HIV) and respond to the psychosexual needs of young people
    • To pilot and evaluate new methodologies for working with young people and accessing hard to reach groups, e.g. mobile outreach clinics in areas of high teenage pregnancy
    • To develop young people’s skills, information and awareness, and equip them to offer peer support and education
    • To develop creative and user-friendly responses to newly-identified and emerging sexual health needs of young people
    • To promote effective, co-operative and collaborative working between voluntary, statutory and community sector groups
  • Overview

    Established: March 1999

    Registered Charity Number: 1076951

    Board members: 6

    Part time staff: 16

    Volunteers: 2

    Phone number: 0114 2412728

    Address: Scotia Works S1 4SE

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