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Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust Employee Charity of the Year

2020-04-02T15:31:06+01:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Fundraising, News|

We are delighted to have received the good news that employees of  the Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust have chosen Youth Concern as their Employee Charity of the Year. We were selected from nine charities via a vote. Employees at the Trust will organise a range of events to raise vital funds to support our work

Farewell Fran, welcome Hannah

2020-03-27T13:18:09+00:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: News|

We are delighted to announce that Hannah Asquith has been appointed as our new Chief Executive. Hannah will join on 2nd March, replacing Fran Borg-Wheeler who has led the charity so ably for the last 13 years. Hannah, who most recently set up the Grass Roots Foundation to support the provision of a well-rounded education

Could you occasionally host a young person?

2019-11-26T09:39:06+00:00December 1st, 2019|Categories: News|

Aylesbury Nightstop scheme provides emergency host accommodation for young people aged 16-25 who are experiencing a homelessness crisis. Could you play a crucial role in young people's lives by becoming a volunteer Nightstop host? All you need is an occasional spare room. Full training, support and expenses are provided. Please get in touch to find

New Corporate Supporters – Point of Difference

2019-11-26T09:37:54+00:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Corporate partnerships|

We are delighted to welcome our new Corporate Supporters from Point of Difference, Andy & Vashti Bidwell. “Youth Concern do amazing work to help vulnerable young people before their problems become more long-term issues. As a local business we wanted to get involved with the local community and we really believe in what Youth Concern

Fundraising Highlights

2019-11-26T09:36:10+00:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: Fundraising|

Our thanks to Aylesbury Town Mayor, Cllr. Mike Smith for choosing Youth Concern as his Charity of the Year. Congratulations to Aylesbury Rotary Club, Julie & Rob East and Emma Low, trustee, who raised over £3,000 at their Summer Garden Party. Thank you also to Rennie's Winslow Cider, a long-standing supporter who donated £1,600 of

The Launch of ‘The Next Step’ Project An Update

2019-11-26T09:33:19+00:00October 26th, 2019|Categories: News|

Great news about the funding of our ambitious youth homeless supported accommodation project - we have raised the £150k capital, incl. £70k from AVDC. In terms of running costs, we have £180k raised for year 1, with £30k outstanding. 50% of year 2 running costs are also secured. We are waiting on the outcome of our

National Volunteer Week

2019-11-14T17:01:04+00:00July 7th, 2018|Categories: Volunteering|

It’s national volunteer week this week so I’d like to say a BIG FAT thank you ? to all of our fab volunteers who offer counselling for our young people; open up their homes to young people facing a homelessness crisis and help out in our Drop-in Centre. Then we’ve got the volunteers who help