Youth in Romsey is a support centre for all young people aged between 6-25 years. We are a charity organisation that started in 2000. Our aim is to help young people according to their needs, to explore issues affecting their lives, to solve problems and to help them make informed decisions.
At YiR, we offer the following services:
Employment Support – We help young people job search and complete applications. We support with CV writing, covering letters, interview skills and provide careers advice.
College and University Support – We are able to offer careers guidance and help young people with applying for training courses. We can also support with college and university applications including writing personal statements and preparing for an interview.
Counselling and 1:1 Support – Confidential support given on a one-to-one basis to any young person that requires it. This could include counselling or supporting with anxiety, self harm, depression, anger or confidence.
Money Skills Course – We run money management courses – helping young people to learn the skills to budget, understand bank statements, payslips, types of loans and fraud.
Skills for Work Course – A programme for young people with learning disabilities. The course runs at a pace suitable for those attending covering the unwritten rules of work, understanding body language, how to deal with problems at work and getting through an interview. It also focuses on telephone skills, making small talk and meeting and greeting a interviewer.
Sexual Health Service – We have a confidential sexual health clinic that runs once a month. However, we offer advice and support, condoms and pregnancy and Chlamydia testing during all of our opening times.
School Drop-ins and session work – We go into our local secondary schools one lunch time each week to promote our service and to provide information on a topic related to young people. We also run informal sessions in school on subjects such as: alcohol, drugs, sexual health, stress etc.
Allsorts Youth Club – Allsorts Youth Club is a club for young people with disabilities. This club runs every Wednesday evening providing activities and the opportunity to learn new skills and improve in confidence.
Monday Night Support Club – Monday Night Club is a club for people aged 6-11 years. The club is supported by young people aged 14-16 years. Activities at the club include art, poole, team games, board games and cookery.
Tuesday Night Support Club – Tuesday Night Support Club is a club for people ages 11-16 years. The club is targeted for people that struggle with confidence, anxiety and social situations.
To continue to do the work that we do, we rely on grants and donations. To donate safely and securely, please donate here