Our youth partners

  • M1ckAdm1n
  • February 17, 2013

Our Youth Partners

We would like to thank the many partner agencies from all over Camden for their active involvement in our projects. Much of our work would not be possible without the support of partners from both the voluntary and statutory sectors. Below we have list the main partner agencies we have worked with over the last year.

Bengali Workers Association/ Surma Youth Project: We have been working very closely with the Surma Youth Project for a number of years. Over the last year, we have run accredited training with young people around healthy living issues, organised a film project, supported a number of residentials and involved young people in a drugs peer education programme.

Castlehaven Community Association:We worked with Castlehaven in hosting a Camden Unity Cup match day on their local pitch.

Coram’s Fields: We are currently working in partnership with Coram’s Fields Youth Centre and their arts project. Our Drugs Project has been meeting up at Coram’s for the past few months and have designed and build ‘The Game’, a three dimensional board game to both inform young people about drugs and evaluate their drugs knowledge.

FWD (Camden’s Drugs and Alcohol Service for Young people): FYA and FWD have been working together on the Drugs Peer Education Project. FWD has helped plan and set up the programme, delivered drugs awareness training to some groups within the project as well as supported workshops with young people. FYA and FWD have been working together for a few years now and are building on their partnership to help deliver bigger and better projects for the future.

The Fitzrovia Partnership: provide a secondment of one member of staff for 1.5 hours a week to help deliver football coaching sessions to our Under 15’s team.

Gospel Oak Youth Access Point (GOYAP): We have been working with Gospel Oak Youth Access Point & Maitland Park Youth Club on the ‘Dream or Reality’ project – this is part of the peer education project which also includes working with Kilburn Youth Centre.

Kilburn Youth Centre has been the host of our meeting for the ‘Dream or Reality’ photo project and also hosted a number of projects we organised in partnership with Music and Change around mental health.

Kings Cross Brunswick Centre: We have worked KCB for many years on a variety of projects. Most recently, KCB hosted one of the Camden Unity Cup match days on their local pitch.

London Borough of Camden: FYA works closely with a number of departments, including Integrated Youth Support Services, Substance Misuse, Social Cohesion, Community Safety, Policy and Engagement. We are invited to participate in various planning/ steering group meetings and collaborate with colleagues from the statutory sector in the delivery of most of our projects.

Maria Fedelis Secondary School for Girls: FYA has been delivering after-school football and fitness sessions at Maria Fidelis for a number of years.

Metro Bank: Staff working at the Tottenham Court Road branch volunteer across a range of projects run by Fitzrovia Youth in Action.

Music and Change: We have worked with MAC over the last year on a film project, magazine project and a youth consultation project on mental health.

Netley Primary School: FYA has been delivering a weekly after-schools session at Netleys for the past couple of years.

Redhouse Lane; Staff at Redhouse Lane provide media training to young people involved in our media projects. They have provide workshops in journalism, graphic design and editing. Redhouse Lane have also made their premises available on a number of occasions for special events we have organised.

South Camden Youth Access Point(SCYAP): We have organised many joint projects with SCYAP. Most recently we have been working together on a film project about smoking the Shisha.

Talk to FRANK: We provide street marketing in Camden on behalf of the government’s ‘Talk to FRANK’ drugs awareness campaign.

West Euston Healthy Community Project; FYA runs the youth programme for the West Euston Healthy Community Project working closely with a number of partner agencies running youth drop-ins, accredited training workshops, peer drugs education, residentials and a sports programme. Partner agencies involved include the West Euston Partnership, Bengali Workers Association, Time Bank and the Third Age Project.

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