Our Programmes

Our programmes range from mentoring and family support right through to alternative education.

YourStory Charity Programmes

Mentoring

One-to-one and groupwork support for disadvantaged students – offenders, risk of offending or school exclusions. This mentoring forms a part of several of our current funded projects.

Family Support

We work with families from disadvantaged backgrounds and help them to deal with issues impacting young people and family life especially to do with schools, police, social services ,mental health and employment.

The Big Q

A fast paced interactive workshop normally carried out in schools talking through topical issues such as knife crime, extremism, teenage pregnancy and drugs; family pressure, peer pressure and alcohol; work/life balance, money and stress.

 

 

Safe

Keeping SAFE by Strengthening families through character education – An intensive school reintegration and family support project for young people (aged 11 – 16) and their families.

Prisoners

Working with prisoners who are close to release and supporting them to become young people mentors.

Alternative Education

we provide a broad and balanced curriculum of academic and vocational learning for young people who struggle with mainstream education or have been excluded from school, including:

     – English, maths, ICT and citizenship

     – cooking, sport and healthy lifestyles

     – art,and carpentry

Study Skills

How to engage fully with education and get back into learning

Attendance

Tackling attendance at school, probation and at work