Young People’s Services is a borough wide service that provides quality and intensive targeted youth support to young people aged between 8 – 19 years that are referred in via Schools, Police, Children’s Social Care and various Local Authority and Voluntary Community Faith Sector partners.
The service also delivers universal Blackburn with Darwen Youth Forums and targeted participation voice groups which include "Children in our care" forums. We offer bespoke activity packages to schools and youth organisations along with the delivery of DofE and NCS programmes. Please look at "Stuff to do""Stuff to do" in the main menu for more information on these areas of work.
The Strategic Youth Alliance is a collaboration of numerous BwD Youth Organisations such as YPS, BRFC Trust, Blackburn Youthzone, IMO, CANW, Healthy Living. The aim of the SYA is to continue to provide quality youth provision for children and young people in Blackburn with Darwen, by working together in partnership.