During the May half term, the Youth and Communities team hosted an activity day for the Somerset Young Carers, at the George Williams Centre (GWC), our multi-use facility in Bridgwater.
Our Hub for young people, Routes at Clifford Searle House, has now been opened for 7 successful busy months. Young people, between the ages of 16-25 years, who visit Routes within the local community of Bridgwater can access a range of different opportunities, services and support.
The Outdoor Family Fun Festival took place in May, an event organised by the Rotary Club of Wrington Vale with support from Mendip Outdoors Pursuits and YMCA Dulverton Group.
My story is a long one when it comes to housing and living independently.
This month we welcomed local employees from Marks and Spencer’s to volunteer at Barley Wood in conjunction with their #SpenditWell campaign.
Over 40 people participated in the rough night sleep event in Bridgwater, including the town’s mayor, Diogo Rodrigues, members of the public and local agencies.
When I first moved to YMCA, I was doing any drugs I could get my hands on.
KM had been struggling financially after starting an apprenticeship with a company in Langport. KM subsequently decided to leave as he felt he couldn’t sustain the financial implications.
Residents in Bridgewater have recently returned from a fun filled weekend residential at Heatree Activity Centre in Dartmoor.
A new youth programme for young carers has launched in Bridgwater.