Young People

Newport’s Infoshop

Newport's youth information service offers qualified youth workers to provide information, support and guidance to young people aged 11 – 25 in a friendly and informal setting.

Help can be given with application forms, looking for work, CV’s and school or college work. 

The Infoshop is open 11am - 4pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. 

Contact

Info Shop (Floor 2), Newport Library, Museum and Art Gallery, John Frost Square, Newport

Telephone: (01633) 851616

Email: Info.shop@newport.gov.uk 

Resources

Newport Youth Council 

Open to all young people aged 11-25 living in Newport to give a voice in issues that affect you.

Call (01633) 210821 to find out how you can get involved. 

Duke of Edinburgh's Award

The Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) programme is open to anyone aged between 14 and 24 years who would like to learn a new skill, volunteer, undertake a physical activity and complete an expedition. 

Complete a bronze, silver or gold level and achieve an award by completing a personal programme of activities in four sections, or five if you're going for gold.  

Along the way you’ll pick up experiences, friends and talents that will stay with you for the rest of your life. 

The DofE is run in Newport's secondary schools, youth clubs, Coleg Gwent and the Share Centre, Stow Hill.

Bronze level takes six months to complete, silver a year and gold 18 months.   

Email duke.edinburgh@newport.gov.uk or visit the Duke of Edinburgh's Award website for more information.