Positive Youth Foundation (PYF) is a registered charity that was founded in 1997 and has two distinct strands of activity:
Their aim is to raise the aspirations and life chances of young people who are facing challenging circumstances through their identified areas of work: Intensive frontline services to young people through programmes relating to education, employment and training, healthy lifestyles, arts and culture, social action; and, strategic support to policy leads, commissioners, funders and agencies across the youth work sector. We are well connected to local, regional and national youth work partners and regularly contribute to the shaping of government youth policy.
As part of MyCoventry – what we offer:
Supporting integration activities for newly arrived young people who are Third Country Nationals (TCNs)
We work with young people between the ages of 8-22, by actively promoting integration within the local community and celebrating diversity and difference.
The project focuses on:
Developing and Improving Skills by providing group activities for young people in order to build up confidence
providing intensive 121 mentoring sessions to support young people – in and out of school
gaining qualifications and finding employment,
creating volunteering opportunities and implementing ‘Social Action Campaigns’.
Although targeting newly arrived young people the sessions will be open to the whole community.
For more details about the project and its offering, please contact Tayyibah Mota
Senior Youth Engagement Officer – 07930365327
For more details about PYF please see their website https://positiveyouthfoundation.org/