Shaftesbury Young People

Shaftesbury Young People

Charity information

Shaftesbury Young People

Established in 1843, Shaftesbury Young People (registered as Shaftesbury Homes & Arethusa), works with children and young people in care and in need aged 8 - 21 years in England.

Founded 1904

  • Mission statement

    Our mission is to support young people in care and in need to find their voice, to be healthy, to learn, develop and achieve and to gain an independent and positive place in society.

    We are a service providing charity,focusing on education, strengthening family relationships and supporting young people through their transition to independence.

  • Aims

    Shaftesbury Young People aims to:

    • We aim to strengthen family relationships for children separated by care by providing Siblings United camps for them to have fun together and make shared memories in a supported environment.
    • We aim to support young people living in care by providing services and activities to help them on the road to independence
    • We provide education support for young people who are falling through the education system. We give one to one support at GCSE level and reintegrate younger children into school.
  • Overview

    Established: June 1904

    Registered Charity Number: 311697

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 88

    Part time staff: 20

    Volunteers: 20

    Phone number: 0208 875 2369

    Address: The Chapel Royal Victoria Patriotic Building London SW18 3SX

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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