Changes to Community Youth Work Service In Tandridge

Closed 28 Aug 2015

Opened 22 Jun 2015

Feedback Updated 19 Dec 2017

We Asked

There is less money available for Services for Young People overall. This means we need to find ways of delivering youth work that make the most of the money we have. We want to use the money we have for youth work to make the biggest difference to young people. In particular, this means helping them to prepare for work and their adult life. To do this we need to divide the money we have between different parts of Surrey fairly to make sure that the young people who need support the most get it. We want to find out what you think about our plans and your ideas of how we can do things better.

You Said

The key findings from the consultation were:

Members of the public expressed concern over the withdrawal of neighbourhood local prevention provision from Hurst Green and whether this could be picked up by the Community Youth Work Service (CYWS).

Members of the public also showed concern that some villages / communities would miss out on youth work opportunities such as in Warlingham and Lingfield.

Members of the public also wanted to see more links with schools/schools work and local community events.

We Did

Whilst we may not have always been able to fully address every concern, we have listened and will be making the following amendments in response to feedback:

  • We are proposing to continue to develop work with young people in Hurst Green through outreach work from the county council spoke in Oxted and where appropriate in conjunction with the local prevention provider.
  • Work within the villages and communities will be more integrated with the local prevention provider to ensure we can respond to local issues that may arise that need a youth work intervention quickly whilst still maintaining a core offer in areas identified as high need.
  • The CYWS will develop links with schools and attend key community events where possible.

Results Updated 19 Dec 2017

Changes to community youth work are being made across the whole of Surrey. They are designed to: enable the community youth work service (CYWS) to better support the county council’s strategic goal of employability for young people; implement a county council cabinet steer to allocate more of our resources to the areas of greatest need; and respond positively to an overall funding reduction of 11% for community youth work across Surrey.

Following the consultation process, we have amended or developed our proposals to improve our local offer for young people. The findings summarise the county-wide changes.

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Overview

We are making changes to the Community Youth Work Service (CYWS) in Surrey. 

CYWS helps young people to be more employable by building their resilience, developing their skills and improving their wellbeing through youth work.

Youth work is often delivered from youth centres, but youth workers also work in the places where young people meet, for example in local parks. It is a way of working with young people that is voluntary and helps them to develop their skills, knowledge and confidence so that they can reach their goals. It is available to all young people, especially the ones who need support the most. We will work in partnership with other organisations to provide more activities for young people.

Why We Are Consulting

There is less money available for Services for Young People overall. This means we need to find ways of delivering youth work that make the most of the money we have. We want to use the money we have for youth work to make the biggest difference to young people. In particular, this means helping them to prepare for work and their adult life. To do this we need to divide the money we have between different parts of Surrey fairly to make sure that the young people who need support the most get it. We want to find out what you think about our plans and your ideas of how we can do things better.

Before beginning the survey, please read through the two documents attached below.

They will provide you with some background information on Tandridge and the Community Youth Work Service (CYWS). They will also talk through what plans, objectives and aims the CYWS have for Tandridge.

 

We would invite you to our public meetings to be held in Tandridge at the following venues on the following dates:-

Saturday 18th July 2015 at Holland Sports Club, Mill Lane, Hurst Green.   Time 13:00 to 15:00pm

Monday 24th August 2015, The Street Youth Centre, Caterham.  Time 18:00 to 20:00pm

Areas

  • Tandridge

Audiences

  • Young people
  • Children in care
  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Social workers
  • Youth workers
  • Health professionals working with children
  • Councillors, MPs
  • Children with disabilities
  • CSF staff
  • Carers
  • Headteachers
  • Health providers
  • Clinical commissioning groups
  • Children's Centres
  • Employers
  • Care Leavers
  • SCC staff
  • District and borough council staff
  • Voluntary, community and faith sector organisations
  • HR staff
  • Adults Social Care staff
  • Users of Surrey pharmacies
  • Community pharmacies
  • Dispensing doctors
  • GPs
  • Healthcare providers
  • Representatives and individuals with an interest in Surrey pharmacy services
  • All Surrey residents

Interests

  • 12-19 year olds
  • 20-25 year olds
  • Commissioning
  • Looked After Children and Care Leavers
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Disabilities
  • Parents and families
  • Staff
  • Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health
  • Safeguarding children
  • Organisations that receive grant funding
  • Skills
  • Recruitment
  • Policy
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Adult Social Care