All young people aged 11-19 years who live in Hadleigh or the surrounding areas are eligible to join the project either via on-line registration form or by coming along to one of the drop-in sessions held at St Mary’s Church. Registration includes parental consent.

A wide range of different agencies and organisations also refer young people to the project, including:

  • Police
  • Youth Offending
  • GP’s
  • Health Centre
  • Primary / High schools
  • Locality integrated teams / Team Around the Child (TAC)
  • Social Services

Our staff and volunteers have worked with a wide range of children, young people and families with additional needs including:

  • Children and young people with caring responsibilities
  • Complex and / or chaotic family environments
  • Difficult family relationships- with parents, siblings, parents divorcing, parents re-marrying, blended family environments and bereavement
  • Difficult time at school – unauthorised absences / truancy, underachieving, not keeping up with course work, bullying, being bullied and difficulties with peer friendships
  • Physical, emotional and sexual abuse and self harm
  • Intergenerational unemployment within families causing low aspirations, motivation and unemployment in young people
  • Young parents
  • Youth offending / anti-social behaviour/ anger and violence issues 
  • Drug and alcohol misuse
  • Inappropriate sexual activity
  • Depression and anxiety, low self confidence and esteem
  • Suicidal thoughts / actions


If you wish to discuss the needs of a young person, please contact our Youth Work Team using the details below.

Contact Us

Zach & Kayleigh
Youth Workers

T 07535 254031

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