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Young People

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All about you - 0-25yrs!

These pages give information about some of the services that are available for children and young people in Newport including some of the fun things you may want to do too!

If you are a young parent in need of childcare advice visit the Family Information Service for help in searching for childcare, parenting programmes and much more!

Young Newport and One Newport

One Newport Local Service Board has recently undertaken a review of its priorities and partnership arrangements. One Newport Local Service Board includes all youth support services like education, social services, health, careers, and the youth service as well as Gwent police, Newport City Homes and key voluntary organisations. We all work together to make sure that all citizens including children and young people have the services you need. In order to ensure that we identify the needs of you as citizens in Newport a Unified Needs Assessment (UNA) is undertaken and updated on a regular basis as information becomes available.

Information and data for the UNA is collected from a wide range of sources including consultation with citizens. It enables priorities to be identified to inform the Single Integrated Plan (SIP). The SIP is a plan that has been written to say how the One Newport partnership is going to meet the needs of people in Newport. The SIP replaces the following plans and strategies that were previously in place:

    • Community Strategy

    • Health, Social Care and Wellbeing Strategy

    • Children and Young Peoples Plan

    • Community Safety Plan

    • Prosperous Newport Plan

More information about One Newport and the Single Integrated Plan is available on the One Newport Local Service Board website (opens new website).

Information for Young People

The Young Newport website (opens new website) has been developed specially for young people living in Newport and gives loads of information about things that you can do and places you can go if you need advice and help.

Newport Youth Council (NYC)

“Participation means that it is my right to be involved in making decisions, planning and reviewing an action that might affect me. Having a voice, having a choice.”

NYC is Newport Youth Council, open to all young people aged 11-25 and living in Newport.

It is a way to have your voice heard about the issues that affect you.

To find out how you can get involved telephone the Participation Officer on 01633 210821.

Newport Youth Information Service

Offers young people free and confidential advice and information provided by trained staff within Newport Youth Service.

See the InfoShop web page or contact:

InfoShop

133 Commercial Street
Newport
NP20 1LY
Telephone: (01633) 784054/255031
Minicom text: (01633) 784054

Email: infoshop@newport.gov.uk

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