We believe that every young person has the right to discover what they're capable of!
Young Bristol is a youth-driven charity that works to offer a choice of opportunities and experiences for all young people.
Founded in 1928, Young Bristol has evolved into one of Bristol’s leading youth charities, providing critical out-of-school services for young people of 8 – 25 years in communities across the city.Why the community needs us
Our mission is to be an outstanding provider of high quality community-based youth services and innovative programmes that positively and sustainably impact the lives of young people. We do this through our community youth club network based in some of Bristol’s most challenging communities, mobile youth services, outdoor activities, creative arts, outdoor employment, and informal educational programmes.Our impact
“Even without a pandemic, the progress of Young Bristol is worthy of applause.” Jonathan Webb, President
In 2019-20, Young Bristol worked with more young people than ever before,
resulting in 26,330 contacts with children and young people across our programmes.
Some of our key highlights for 2019-20 include:
- 11,428 contacts with 1,134 young people at our Community Youth Clubs
- 3,183 hours of open access provision delivered
- 2,437 hours of alternative learning provision delivered
- 1,857 sessions delivered
- 272 qualifications awarded
- The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service was awarded to Young Bristol, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK
We have many volunteer roles for you to choose from across our organisation, whether it’s helping at fundraising events, volunteering your time as a company, or supporting our Community Youth Clubs.
Your time and support will make a difference.