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Young Cumbria is now based at:

 Units 4 & 5, Moss Bay House, Peart Road, Derwent Howe

Workington CA14 3YT

As the office is not always manned, it is advisable to ring before calling in. 

We are contactable on the following numbers: 

Lynsey Crosthwaite Director of Services:  0782 3412 096

Vicky Simonds Project Manager: 0782 3412 095 

Sue Starkey Finance & Isthmus Cottage : 0782 3412 093

I have gained confidence, practical skills and confidence

First Gear Residential

The residential is about improving the safety of young people on the roads

First Gear Residential

I have learn't that many new skills, but I have built confidence within myself thanks to Young Cumbria mainly due to the work of Emma Banks and Lyn Williams. Thank you

Kendal

Having youth workers from YC run our Friday night sessions has been a brilliant benefit for the committee and the members. The committee can focus on fund raising and governance, the members get able and enthusiastic leaders.

Glyn Jones

Had a great time, and the group loved it. Spectacular views and great activities.

Mobex Northwest

'It was the best experience of my life. I can't believe how much it has changed me and the way I think about things. I will never take anything for granted again!'

International Peer Educator

Thank you so much Mara for your support! You were wonderful!

Hannah, Eden

My youth worker is...an adult that is easy to talk to because you know they wont tell anyone else

Leonie, South Lakes

Thanks for being so fun and easy to talk to!

Basia, South Lakes

My youth worker is...always there to talk to or for help

Emily, South Lakes

Thanks for being there

Brooke, Copeland

I got involved because...my friends told me how good it was

Hannah, Eden

I got involved because...I wanted to carry on from the NCS I attended last summer

Rebecca, Eden

I got involved because...To meet new people

Jade, Copeland

I got involved because...I wanted to meet new people and get involved

Courtney, Copeland

I got involved because...I thought it was fun and you have time to have fun with friends

Courtney, Copeland

I got involved because...It is much better than being on the street and its fun!

Leah, Allerdale

I got involved because...It is good to keep me out of trouble

Aiden, Allerdale

I got involved because... I enjoy seeing new people come to our youth club

Jamie, Allerdale

I got involved because... It keeps me off the streets

David, South Lakes

I have really enjoyed getting to know the people better, and beign treated fairly and respected by youth workers

Emily, Eden

My youth club has helped me... Get my D of E Award, helping build friendships and relationships

Emily, Eden

My youth club has made me more confident and learn how to work in a team

Charlotte

My youth club has helped me... know more about drugs and alcohol

Joe, Copeland

My youth club has made me more confident

Lauren, Copeland

My youth club provides a good place to meet with friends

Adam, Allerdale

My youth club has helped me... be more brave and not shy

Teegan, Allerdale

My youth club has helped me voice my opinions about my local area

Sophie, Copeland

My youth club has helped me to deal with things that I didn't know how to

Leanna, South Lakes

My youth club has helped me... be more confident around different people

Emily, South Lakes

My youth club will help in the future because... I can put down qualifications on my CV

Hannah, Eden

My youth club will help in the future because... I've improved my leadership skills and confidence

Emily, Eden

My youth club will help in the future because... I will work with others better and easier

Alex, Eden

My youth club will help in the future because it will help me get a better job

Lewis, Copeland

My youth club will help in the future because... I will be more outgoing

Lauren, Copeland

My youth club will help in the future because... It's helped me experience more things

Kimberley, Copeland

My youth club will help in the future because... I am more confident and I will be able to get up and do stuff

Teegan, Allerdale

My youth club will help in the future because... it gives me qualifications and will help me get a job

James, Allerdale

My youth club will help in the future because... I've sat on young people's panels and this will help me in the future with interviews

Kirbie, Copeland

My youth club will help in the future because... It will keep me out of trouble

Rio, Copeland

My youth club will help in the future because... It will help me develop more of my skills

Connor, South Lakes

My youth club will help in the future because... I have learnt important life skills

Leonie, South Lakes

My youth club will help in the future because... I will have lots of memories to talk about

Josie, South Lakes

Keep up the good work!

Dan, Allerdale

Support from Young Cumbria has kept us going

Witherslack Youth Club

Support from Young Cumbria has enabled us to work within current legislation and policies

Burton Youth Club

Having a youth worker to support new committee members and the young people of a well attended rural club is important

Burton Youth Club

The club would not run without the support of Young Cumbria

Hallgarth Young People's Organisation

If not sure of anything can always ring and get an answer the same day; easy to access is very important

Our Place Youth Club

An active range of activities allows young people more opportunities and encourages engagement of the club

Flooks for Youth

Young Cumbria's support has been invaluable

Windermere Youth Project

Fantastic support from Young Cumbria, couldnt ask for anything better!

Dearham Youth Project

Young Cumbria's support...made the process much easier to set up and run effectively

JC Dancers

This will benefit myself and the project as I can update others with my knowledge and up to date handouts

Janet, Level 2 Safegaurding participant

This sort of training is a real must for anyone working with young people, and regular updates and reflection are really useful. Ultimately it helps make the young people we work with just that little bit safer.

Chris, Level 2 Safeguarding participant

It has updated and refreshed my knowledge of safeguarding in a youth work setting

Jason, Level 2 Safeguarding participant

This training has given me much more confidence in situations of disclosure. I also feel more knowledgable in the basics of safeguarding policies

Level 2 Safguarding Participant

It will dramatically improve my work as I work with a good amount of vulnerable young people in the area

Level 2 Safguarding Participant

Great pace, accessible, trainer is friendly & approachable & skilled at facilitating discussion

Katie, Level 2 Safeguarding participant

I thought that the trainer was excellent & pitched the course really well. I loved how practical & down to earth she was. I thought the context was appropriate & contextulised

Lucy, Level 2 Safguarding Participant

This training will help me clarify policy and play my part in making safeguarding a focus'

Julia, Level 2 Safguarding Participant

Great refresher and feel more confident in supporting staff/volunteers I line manage with these issues'

Yvette, Level 2 Safeguarding participant

The scenarios discussed helped to think about the info we'd be given through the day and the useful contact numbers/websites will be very useful

Joelle, Level 2 Safeguarding participant

A good mixture of styles used. Good subject knowledge, very enjoyable

Mae, Level 2 Safeguarding participant

I will be able to discuss things in more detials with other members of staff, enabling me to build better relationships with young people

Nicola, Level 2 Safeguarding participant

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