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MENTORING PROJECTS

Off The Grid staff and partners deliver a range of mentoring and support programmes for some of the most vulnerable young people in our communities. We use a range of traditional youth work and issue based approaches to actively engage and support young people in need.
• Self Esteem & Aspiration Work

• Knife Crime & Youth Violence

• Health & Well-being Programmes

• Gaming and Gambling

• Cyber Bullying

• Road Safety

• Drug and Alcohol Awareness

The Coalfield’s Regeneration Covid Project

The Mentoring project has been developed to support some of the most vulnerable young people in Ashington and surrounding area’s of South East Northumberland. The Covid crisis has created some real challenges for the local communities and this project aims to re-engage with some of the young people on the verge of dropping out of education training or employment.

Referral’s have been received from local schools, Community Police and the Careers Guidance Team with young peoples engaging well on a range of interventions.

Peoples Health Trust Project

The Active Communities project over the next 2 years, aims to get local communities active again across the Jarrow and Hebburn areas of South Tyneside. We are working with a range of local partners including RISE the Regional County Sports Partnership, to deliver a wide range of inspiring activities to young people and adults.

We will be running a range of volunteering and leadership programmes as well as exciting residential outdoor experiences.

The programme offers opportunities for formal referrals from schools, Children Services and other local agencies as well as open access sessions allowing everyone to actively participate in a more healthy lifestyle.

Young Advisors

Northumberland Young Advisors are part of the National Young Advisor movement, they are highly motivated local young people who are trained to deliver a range of activities and services. Young people can help other organisations with a range of services including:


  • Leading and delivering sport & activity project’s
  • Youth Proofing documents and adverts
  • Delivering training
  • Research and consultation
  • Providing a young people’s perspective
  • Delivering Social Action Projects
  • Byker Mentoring & Activity Project

    Based from our new office with Recyke y’Bike, we are planning to launch a new and innovative youth project which will offer a bespoke one to one mentoring and activity delivery service across the Byker and surrounding areas of Newcastle.

    Targeting some of the areas most vulnerable young people and adults. We are aiming to engage with a significant number of local young people aged 13-25 and get them active and engaging with appropriate support services.

    Referrals will come from a range of local professionals including Community Police Teams, Youth Offending, Schools, Social Care Teams and Housing Support providers.

    Activities

    We deliver a wide range of exciting and inspiring activities from tree climbing, tomahawk throwing and archery through to birthday parties, multi day festivals & overnight camps and expeditions.

    Canberra Farm

    Our amazing outdoor activity base, situated on the edge of the beautiful Hatfield Moor's Nature Reserve in South Yorkshire where we deliver a range of residential experiences and can create bespoke challenging programmes for all abilities and groups.

    Young Advisors

    The National "Young Advisors" programme is a very powerful youth participation & mentoring project which empowers young people to make make real changes in their community.

    Tree Services

    Our staff team have a wealth of skills and knowledge, working in woodland management and developing community garden projects. We hold a range of Professional City & Guilds qualifications. We are fully insured for small back garden tree removal and pruning work through to developing larger garden's and woodland area projects.