Sporting Communities runs a number of different programmes across Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Cheshire.

So that you can better understand what we are delivering, please find below a brief description about each of our programmes.

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Cook, Eat, Play

The programme offers children and their families the opportunity to engage in food preparation and family play. Children are able to make their own meals and then eat them as a family. Children will learn what makes a healthy, balanced diet and families learn how to create healthy meals on a budget.

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Community Reassurance

This is a programme run in close partnership with the Derbyshire Police and Derby City Council's Safer Neighbourhood Teams. They will refer high profile areas to engage with highly challenging young people.

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Locality

The programme delivers a series of detached, open access sessions targeting vulnerable and challenging young people who are already out on the streets/park, in identified hotspot areas where anti-social behaviour is high. Young people are free to come and go as they please.

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Love Sport

This is a community cohesion programme run in partnership with Asha North Staffordshire, using sport as a tool to engage asylum seekers, refugees and the wider community. This project breaks down social, emotional and language barriers and brings people together through the power of sport.

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M-Y-Voice

The programme works with young people to give them a voice. We teach young people how to develop social action ideas and create change within their community. We work with the statutory and voluntary sectors to give young people a chance to voice their and their peers' views and wishes.

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Derby Youth Engagement Service

Derby YES engages young people in a variety of positive, community based activities. In addition, we will upskill, support and teach young people how to develop social action ideas and create change within their community. We also offer counselling, mental health and family support as part of this programme and will celebrate young people with an annual event.

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Youth Alliance

The Youth Alliance is a collective of VCSE partners who want to champion best practice in order to ensure that all young people have access to the best service possible. This programme will upskill and support volunteers within Derby City who work with young people.

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Positive Activities for Tamworth (PAT)

The programme delivers a series of detached, open access sessions and events targeting vulnerable and challenging young people who are already out on the streets/park, in identified hotspot areas where anti-social behaviour is high. Young people are free to come and go as they please.

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Reach In

The programme offers young people who are not in education, employment or training the chance to undertake a leadership training programme. Trained young people will then have the opportunity to put their learned skills into practice at a regular community engagement session.

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Reach Up

This is a 6-8 week employability programme for ages 16-23, allowing those who are underemployed (e.g. working zero hours contracts or not earning enough to sustain a living), not in education, employment or training (NEET), or are at risk of being NEET the chance to gain vital employability skills and experience, as well as fantastic networking opportunities.

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The programme delivers a series of detached, open access sessions targeting vulnerable and challenging young people who are already out on the streets/park. It provides essential youth services for the community. Young people are free to come and go as they please.

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Shout Out for Sport

This is an integration programme run in partnership with Migrant Help UK, using sport as a tool to engage asylum seekers, refugees and the wider community. This project breaks down social, emotional and language barriers and brings people together through the power of sport.

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SPACE

SPACE delivers fun activities for 8-17 year-olds during the school summer holiday across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.