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www.localgiving.com/bacyp

Localgiving helps you make a difference in your community through online donations to local charitable organisations, including Berkshire Youth


www.vinspired.com

The volunteering site for 16 - 25 year olds in England


www.rotaractwestberks.org.uk

We are a charity for young people aged 18 - 30 in the Berkshire area. We provide community support, assist in fund raising events and help out at local events - such as Ferrari Fun Day, West Woodhay Show, Royal County show etc.

National website is www.rotaract.org.uk


www.tilehurstjuniorclub.co.uk

A youth club for children aged 8 to 12 years who meet on Friday evening's from 7pm - 9.30pm at the Tilehurst Youth and Community Centre which is situated above Rust's supermarket at the Triangle, in the centre of the village. The club which is an independent non-profit making organisation is largely run and staffed by volunteers. The club is managed by an elected group of parents, volunteers and people living in the Tilehurst Community.


www.sportengland.org

The first of Sport England's major programmes focuses on getting more people involved in sport. Sport England's programmes have all been developed to ensure that people who are disadvantaged in other ways do not miss out on sporting opportunities. With millions of pounds now available through Lottery funding, the Sport England Lottery Fund has bought tremendous benefits to every part of the country, and to sport at all levels.


www.nacyp.org.uk

NACYP, formerly The National Association of Clubs for Young People, provides fun, personal and social development opportunities to young people who need it the most. Its unique nationwide network allows the Association to touch the lives of more than 400,000 young people, many of whom live in some of the most disadvantaged areas in the UK.


www.nya.org.uk

The National Youth Agency aims to advance youth work to promote young people's personal and social development, and their voice, influence and place in society. Funded primarily by the Local Government Association and government departments it works to: improve and extend youth services and youth work; enhance and demonstrate youth participation in society; and to promote effective youth policy and provision. It provides resources to improve work with young people and its management; creates and demonstrates innovation in service and methods; supports the leadership of organisations to deliver 'best value' and manage change; influences public perception and policy; and secures standards of education and training for youth work.


www.ukyouth.org

UK Youth is a leading national charity that delivers and supports high quality voluntary work and informal education opportunities for young people. With a network of local voluntary organisations and other providers of youth services, we deliver programmes and activities which develop the skills and attitudes young people need to become fulfilled and effective citizens. Young people can gain national accreditation for the learning they achieve through our Youth Achievement Awards - including NVQ key skills, and we also offer a unique Peer Education Award accredited through BTEC that has been developed from our highly regarded Peer Education programme. The key aim of all our work is to give young people, whatever their starting point, the skills and information they need to make constructive decisions, and plan and manage their own activities and projects.


www.wearev.com

v is an independent charity which was launched in May 2006 to champion youth volunteering in England. Its aim is to inspire a million more young people aged 16-25 to volunteer. To do this, v is working to increase the quantity, quality and diversity of volunteering opportunities available to young people.

v works with and builds upon the current voluntary sector infrastructure, funds the creation of volunteering opportunities through grants rounds and implements programmes to create awareness and positive understanding of volunteering for young people.

v has been formed using an innovative government and private sector model which ensures its independence but also allows it to access government funds to match private sector funding for volunteering projects on a pound for pound basis. Up to £50 million has been allocated by the government for this purpose over the next three years.



www.thesite.org/sexandrelationships

The Site is an informative web site on all you need to know about sex, contraception, pregnancy, sexual health, how to have good sex and relationships. Written by young people for young people, if theres anything you are not too sure off or want to find out about take a look.


www.doh.gov.uk

The aim of the Department of Health is to improve the health and well-being of people in England. This site gives you the latest news and information about the Department and our work. It also offers you easy access to the wide range of publications, policy and guidance we produce.


www.worldcruising.net

Worldcruising.net is an internet-based position reporting service for yachtsman displaying the last reported position and track of your yacht. Positions sent to the worldcruising.net mailboxes are matched in the database and then uploaded to the world wide web, allowing friends, families and supporters to follow a yacht's progress from their desktop.


www.bbc.co.uk/webguide

The BBC offer hundreds of pages of information from food to teen topics, take a look at one of the biggest, most popular sites on the internet.


www.ofsted.gov.uk

The Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED). OFSTED's remit is to improve standards of achievement and quality of education through regular independent inspection, public reporting and informed independent advice. OFSTED's principal task is the management of the system of school inspection defined originally by the Education (Schools) Act 1992.


www.clubsforyoungpeople.org.uk

Clubs for Young People is a UK-wide network of clubs, services, projects and activities providing support for young people in their local communities.


www.dcsf.gov.uk

The purpose of the Department for Children, Schools and Families is to make this the best place in the world for children and young people to grow up.


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Berkshire Youth – Watlington House, 44 Watlington Street, Reading, RG1 4RJ.
Tel: 0118 909 0927. Email: admin@berkshireyouth.co.uk
Berkshire Youth is the operating name of Berkshire Association of Clubs for Young People (BACYP)
Company Limited by Guarantee No. 04493501. Registered Charity No. 1106341.
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