Bovey Tracey Youth Action

Bovey Tracey Youth Action

Charity information

Bovey Tracey Youth Action

Bovey Tracey Youth Café provides a drop in facility where young people aged 11-19 can meet on their terms, relax in a safe, caring setting and become involved in a range of activities.

Founded 1999

  • Mission statement

    To help young people aged 11-19 in a rural setting, especially but not exclusively through leisure activities so as to develop their physical, mental and spiritual capacities; that they may grow to full maturity as individuals and members of society.

    Bovey Tracey Youth Café under the umbrella of Bovey Tracey Youth Action provides:
    • A drop in facility where young people can meet on their terms, relax in a safe, caring setting; become involved in range of activities; have hot meal; or access the internet.
    • Integrates disadvantaged young people and those with learning difficulties, improving their social skills.
    • Raises drugs and alcohol awareness, working with our local drugs and alcohol agency Y-Smart.
    • Facilitates referrals and signposts young people to information i. E. Smoking, sexual health, healthy eating and alcohol.
    • Offers support and help on employment advice and preparing CV’s (partnership with Connexions).
    • Provides opportunity for volunteer work for the young people to increase their confidence, achieve a sense of responsibility and promote themselves as positive role models.
    • Involves young people in community events breaking down barriers and misconceptions between the old and young.
    • Supports young people to attend local PACT meetings, have a voice and ownership of community matters, have Youth Committee
    • Provide a range of indoor, outdoor and adventurous activities at little or no cost to young people.

  • Aims

    Bovey Tracey Youth Action aims to:

    • To provide a safe, caring setting for young people to come be themselves and have fun.
  • Overview

    Established: March 1999

    Registered Charity Number: 1078292

    Board members: 8

    Part time staff: 10

    Volunteers: 2

    Phone number: 01626 832361

    Address: 9 Fore Street Bovey Tracey Newton Abbot Devon TQ13 9AD

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