Youth Offer

West & Central Wight

Welcome...to the 'Youth Offer' for the West & Central Wight area.

Revive Newport - Our provision in the Newport area is through delivering a drop in Youth Cafe two nights a week (Wednesdays 4-7:30pm & Fridays 5-10pm), as well as providing some detached youth work.  All activities will focus on well-being, support, life skills and future opportunities.  Please contact peterevive@aol.com for further information.

Community Action - ‘Drop-in’ and enjoy a range of interesting, innovative activities in a welcoming, safe, supportive but challenging environment. We offer universal access aimed at Year Groups 5-6 and 7-8 and will always seek to accommodate older children subject to sufficient numbers and available staffing. Please contact lreid@actioniw.org.uk for more information.

Pan Community Youth Club - On Tuesdays we open at 5pm  for 11 - 16 year olds and Wednesday nights we open at 5pm for 8 - 11 year olds.
We have lots to offer, an IT suite, team games DJ equipment and lots of craft projects planned over the year, a chill out space in our new cafe and healthy eating nights. Come and join the fun. Please contact Mcsplatt@hotmail.co.uk for more information.

Breakout Youth - Breakout Youth is a charity that runs across Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. The current services we are offering on the Isle of Wight are:

  • An 11-21 year olds youth group which is aimed at supporting young people who identify as LGBTQ+. Within these group sessions we run both educational and just for fun sessions which help young people to build confidence and make friends within a safe environment.
  • A 7-11 year olds support group which is referred to as “Breakout Buddies”.  Breakout Buddies is a place where children between the ages of 7-11 can attend and participate in activities, educational and just for fun sessions. Children are able to bring a sibling or friend within the age range to help them build confidence within the group.

There is also café for parents to sit, have a drink and a chat with other parents in order to offer support to each other and explore aspects of the LGBTQ+ community.

  • We offer 1-1 based support on the island for young people who might struggle to meet in a group environment and would find it more comfortable to meet 1 on 1 to talk about their issues surrounding their gender identity and/or sexuality.
  • Professional training sessions are also available.

Please contact Michael.salmon@breakoutyouth.co.uk for more information.

Steve Ross Foundation for the Arts - Offering a wide range of creative workshops including workshops in pottery, T-Shirt printing, painting, drawing and other creative activities. Cultural Champion meetings where young people can meet with the artists to help shape the programme of workshops. Arts Award Club during the school summer holidays where young people can achieve their Arts Award and a Gallery Response Project where a group of young people visit an exhibition and work together to create their own exhibition in response. We would welcome referrals from any of the other Youth Offer organisations. Please contact j.saunders@quayarts.org for more information.

Second WAVE - Providing creative arts opportunities for young people to stay safe, socialise, develop life skills and access new routes for personal development, accreditation and employability. Delivering a wide range of youth arts provision exploring a variety of different mediums and creative activities, particularly targeted at more vulnerable young people, as well as members of the general public. During the school summer holidays there will be the opportunity for young people to gain an Arts Award through attending creative workshops.

To register for Second WAVE, contact Jeni Saunders on 216977 or email j.saunders@quayarts.org

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