Billingshurst Community Partnership

Company No 5573204

A company limited by guarantee

Registered in England and Wales

Registered Office: 1st Floor, Atlantic House, Jengers Mead, Billingshurst, RH14 9PB


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Billlingshurst today and tomorrow                           

Community-led Plan 2015-2020

TOPIC 4 YOUTH

Our objective is to involve young people to make Billingshurst an exciting place to live and work.

TASK

WHAT

HOW

WITH
(Note 1)

WHEN
(Note 2)

A ‘YOUTH PLAN’

*There is no coordinated plan for Young People

*Produce long-term Young People’s plan
*Develop Youth Council
*Peer education and intergenerational support

Weald school
HDC
WSCC
Community Youth Worker
Other groups

Medium

EXISTING FACILITIES AND AWARENESS OF “WHAT’S GOING ON” AND “WHAT’S AVAILABLE”

 

 

*Promote and give support and guidance to most vulnerable *Better communication between existing groups and organizations

HDC

Churches Family Centre

Other groups

Ongoing
YOUTH EMPLOYMENT EDUCATION AND TRAINING

*Improve employment prospects for young people
*Work with business community
*Encourage active participation in volunteering to improve employment prospects

*Youth Employment Passports scheme
*’Journey to Work’
*EYE project
*YES project
*Job Clubs
*Other Training programmes

HDC
Chichester College
Churches
Uniformed Groups
Weald School
Community Youth Worker

Ongoing

LACK OF FACILITIES

*Provision of dedicated youth facility for youth clubs and activities etc
*To provide extra support to Young People and other community needs
*Targeted recreational and social activity

*Use existing facilities more efficiently

*Closer links with key workers in areas dealing with Young People

*EYE building (Education Youth Enterprise)

HDC
WSCC
Churches
Family Centre
Schools

Ongoing


Billingshurst.community

We need an overall Youth Plan and better facilities for our young people. We also need to provide better career guidance and work with local businesses to ensure that this happens