Wolverhampton Youth Zone

Wolverhampton Youth Zone

Charity information

Wolverhampton Youth Zone

The Way Wolverhampton Youth Zone is an inspirational and ambitious charity that gives the city’s young people somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to. The Way opened on the 16th January 2016 and has a growing membership of over 4,400 young people. The Way gives young people the opportunity to participate in positive,
exciting and constructive activities.
New experiences are offered, horizons broadened, expectations stretched and confidence built.

Founded 2013

  • Mission statement

    The Way, by providing affordable and exciting opportunities to young people, will enable them to reach their full potential. We want young people to have active, positive and successful lives. The Way aims to grow aspirations, develop resilience and give
    young people the ability to overcome any obstacle that is put in their way. Every evening The Way provides at least 20 positive activities for young people alongside a range of specialist and target projects such as employability and mentoring.

  • Aims

    Wolverhampton Youth Zone aims to:

    • Helping young people think about their future, raise their aspirations & give them the skills to prepare for working life through employability & enterprise projects such as our “Get a Job” scheme
    • Helping young people make the right choices concerning their health and wellbeing as well as overcoming the challenges that real life throws at them.
    • Helping young people become tomorrow’s citizens by enabling them to play an active role in their community though volunteering and becoming young leaders.
    • The Way has a four-court sports hall, outdoor multi-use games area, climbing wall, boxing gym and fitness suite. This enables young people, who otherwise would not, access a wide range of sports.
    • Top of the range facilities including an arts room dance and drama studio, music room and recording studio, media suite all supported by trained staff.
  • Overview

    Established: March 2013

    Registered Charity Number: 1151247

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 16

    Part time staff: 48

    Volunteers: 126

    Phone number: 01902 328293

    Address: The Way Youth Zone, School Street, Wolverhampton WV3 0NR

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