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Action4Youth is here for every child and young person, regardless of background or ability. We work to ensure that all have the chance to enter adulthood as positive, confident members of the community. No–one should be abandoned, neglected, deprived of hope, opportunity or aspiration.
Donate now to ensure no-one is left behind.

Coronavirus

In the current circumstances most of our services are suspended but we are still here and planning for the coming months. If we can help you, please contact [email protected] for NCS, The Inspiration Programme, mentoring or general enquiries.

For memberships and training please contact [email protected]

For outdoor education or the Duke of Edinburgh Award email [email protected] 

Keep well and keep safe during these extraordinary times

The Inspiration Programme

A life changing, aspiration raising, inspiring 1 year programme which can broaden the horizons, thinking and experience of young people.   |   READ MORE

National Citizen Service

Transformational experiences for 15–17-year-olds, designed to embolden them by giving the buzz of being an adult (without all the responsibilities).   |   READ MORE

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award

The DofE is the world’s leading youth achievement award, giving millions of young people the opportunity to develop their potential through learning and personal challenge.   |   READ MORE

The youth charity for children & young people

Action4Youth is an ambitious, proactive charity focused on driving forward the crucial youth agenda to transform lives for the better. Every child should have the opportunity to be heard, to be safe and to succeed. 

Special Support

Our staff teams are all trained and experienced in supporting and working with young people with special educational or behavioural needs.

At Action4Youth our aim is to offer our full range of programmes and opportunities to all young people. That means we adapt our work to meet the needs of the children and young people on every activity. Programmes like our Breakout Programme and Youth Mentoring scheme encourage positive engagement and achievement in young people whose challenging behaviour can lead them to the brink of exclusion from school.

pebble brook school special needs case study for students participating in the inspiration programme

Special Support

Our staff teams are all trained and experienced in supporting and working with young people with special educational or behavioural needs.

At Action4Youth our aim is to offer our full range of programmes and opportunities to all young people. That means we adapt our work to meet the needs of the children and young people on every activity. Programmes like our Breakout Programme and Youth Mentoring scheme encourage positive engagement and achievement in young people whose challenging behaviour can lead them to the brink of exclusion from school.

Encouraging, motivating and supporting clubs, groups and organisations for young people throughout Buckinghamshire.
Personal challenge, shared experiences and achievement building confidence and communication skills.
Commissioned by Thames Valley Police as an intervention to break the cycle of knife crime and gang violence.
For young people living in fear and uncertainty due to their parents’ addictions, life is simply about survival with little prospect for improvement.

Latest Action4Youth News

All the latest news and blog articles from Action4Youth. | More

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Action4Youth February Newsletter

There are signs of spring and hope in the blooming of snowdrops and daffodils and in the rapidly growing number of those vaccinated. After a difficult stop-start year it will likely be some months before we really can feel that the world is opening up again but here at Action4Youth we are looking ahead with energy and optimism.

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Work with Us - the charity for young people

You don’t have to have charity experience to work with Action4Youth, but you do need a desire to take on new challenges that help make a difference to young people’s lives.

As an energetic and growing young people’s charity we are always looking for talented, passionate and motivated people to help us achieve a better life and future for young people in Aylesbury Vale and Milton Keynes.

Current Vacancies

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thu 11

Safeguarding Essentials – 11th March

March 11 @ 19:00 - 21:00
Mon 29
Apr 06

RYA Sailing Course Level 1 + 2 – 6th-9th April 2021

April 6 @ 08:00 - April 9 @ 17:00

ACTION4YOUTH SUPPORTERS

We are grateful for the support by the following grant funders, businesses and individuals.
The Julia Mary Wood Charitable Trust   |  R Godber   |  The Family Works Ltd   |  The Bartle Family Charitable Trust   |   Little Horwood Parish Council   |   Carrington Charitable Trust   |   Alexander & Co   |   APS Financial Ltd   |  K Birkby   |   Rotary Club of High Wycombe   |   The Shanley Foundation   |   Medical   |   Gatherwell Valley Lottery   |   Aylesbury Vale Community Trust   |  National Lottery Community Fund   |  The Parks Trust   |   The EM Macandrew Trust   |   Thames Valley Police    |  The Boutell Bequest   |  Bedfordshire & Luton Community Foundation   |  The Boshier-Hinton Foundation   |  Mobbs Memorial Trust Ltd   |  Red Kite Community Housing Ltd   |  Joan Wilkinson Charitable Trust  |  Garfield Weston Foundation   |  Heart of Bucks – Buckingham Community Foundation   
|  The John Apthorp Charity   |   MK Community Foundation
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Supporting the Covid-19 response

If you need help during the covid 19 crisis, please click on the link below to the organisation which will be best able to help you.

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Young people's charity inspiring young people to become inspiring young people

Everything we do engages the rising generation of our community to work together in helping not only themselves but each other.
It’s about inspiring young people to become Inspiring Young People.

Young people's charity inspiring young people to become inspiring young people

Everything we do engages the rising generation of our community to work together in helping not only themselves but each other.
It’s about inspiring young people to become Inspiring Young People.

Experiences, Activities & Holiday Courses for young people

As a leading youth charity in the Vale of Aylesbury area Action4Youth has the facilities, programmes and experience to deliver positive outcomes for young people. We operate Caldecotte Experience, an outdoor adventure and learning centre where young people can have fun, meet new friends, challenge themselves and achieve great things. From holiday courses and after school courses we offer an extensive range of actives to help personal development, grow confidence, and to learn new skills.

We operate The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and a number of other programmes such as, the National Citizen Service for the area and the Inspiration Programme. We also represent a membership of youth clubs and organisations throughout the county, giving guidance and support to help their growth and development.

Action4Youth achieving great outcomes by inspiring young people

The shared experience of the activities contribute to a range of outcomes for those who take part, delivering self confidence, personal development and esteem, teamwork, leadership, community engagement and ultimately work readiness.

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