Project information

Transforming Lives

To transform the lives of 12 vulnerable and disadvantaged young people through bespoke and specialist 1-1 support including: youth work, anger management, counselling, mentoring and training in managing emotional issues such as stress and anxiety.

January 2018 - June 2018

Charity information: The Source Young People's Charity

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  • Need

    Need

    We are passionate about enabling and empowering young people to transform their lives particularly those who are: isolated, vulnerable, struggling at school, in trouble with the law, have challenging family relationships, are anxious or stressed, are homeless, in care, live on their own or are young parents.

    Solution

    Typical transformational outcomes include:
    - Young people with a new outlook for their life and their future
    - Doing much better at school
    - Improved family relationships
    - Improved mental health, resilience, self-confidence, self-esteem, self-worth and emotional stability
    - A reduction in their substance misuse / anti-social behaviour
    - Stabilisation in their accommodation

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To transform the lives of 12 vulnerable and disadvantaged young people

    Activities

    » Intensive, specialist and bespoke 1-1 therapeutic support for 12 vulnerable and disadvantaged Young People

    Through preventing abusive behaviour in the family, reducing aggressive anti-social behaviour and preventing young people being excluded from school and their accommodation.


  • Impact

    Impact

    We will use our team's outstanding skills and experiences to deliver an Intensive Transformational Programme that:
    - Challenges and unpicks deeply embedded negative and unhealthy coping mechanisms, attitudes and beliefs
    - Builds emotional intelligence
    - Builds assertive communication skills
    - Enables disadvantaged and vulnerable young people to identify their own needs, express them and make the most out of opportunities and services

    Risk

    To transform the life of a vulnerable and disadvantaged young person we need to raise £450.

    We are actively fundraising to meet the increasing demand for our services.

    Reporting

    We keep our Donors informed of our progress through updates on our website (www.thesourceforyou.co.uk) and our Facebook page and through our e-newsletters & annual review.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £5,400

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      Amount Heading Description
      £5,400 Transformational 1-1 support 15 bespoke & specialist 1-1 sessions x 12 young people @ £30 / session
  • Background

    Location

    The Source Young People’s Charity is an inclusive local Christian charity based in Aldershot, Hampshire that transforms the lives of young people aged up to 25 years living in North East Hampshire and surrounding areas. Our doors are open to everyone regardless of belief or background.

    Beneficiaries

    Vulnerable and disadvantaged young people particularly those who are:
    - Isolated
    - Struggling at school
    - In trouble with the law
    - Have challenging family relationships
    - Anxious or stressed
    - Homeless
    - In care
    - Live on their own
    - Young parents

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    The Source Young People's Charity specialises in supporting and empowering disadvantaged and vulnerable young people who are typically very hard to reach and have blocks and resistances to receiving the support they need either due to their chaotic lifestyles, their core beliefs about getting help or past negative experiences. Our highly intensive work is unique in our area and breaks generational cycles of disadvantage.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Our Exceptional Team Of Highly Qualified And Experiences Therapists

    Our Exceptional Team utilise all of their skills and experiences in mentoring, counselling and anger management to produce transformational outcomes.

£450

will transform the life of a young person and break generational cycles of disadvantage.

'I am now drug free, no longer involved in anti-social behaviour, back living with my family and doing well with my apprenticeship.'

A young person aged 17 who came to us for support when he was at risk of loosing his accommodation