Working with Young People
We are currently funded by Children in Need which enables us to provided dedicated services to young people receiving care and support.
We work with young people aged 7-18yrs who are in care to promote Confidence, Good Life Choices and give a sense of belonging.
We work with a number of departments within Social Services and other youth organisations who work with children receiving care and support such as NPT’s Engagement & Participation Officer, Team Around the Family Cwrt Sart Team, Fast Team, Route 16, ABCUK, Youth Offending Team and the Youth Service.
What we do
Bulldogs F@B Group– FREE Social Group for young people receiving care and support and their siblings every Tuesday afternoon 4.00-5.30. The group take part in numerous sports, games, arts and crafts, activities and cooking. Snacks are provided between 5.00-5.30 and the facility is closed to the public during this session.
1-1 Mentoring – Offering 1-1 fitness sessions for those who are not ready to be part of larger groups, using fitness and the tools of boxing (non contact) to help build confidence, resilience and have fun.
Bulldogs Champs Camp– During the school holidays, Bulldogs will run Activity weeks between the times of 8.30am-3.00pm for those aged 7-14yrs of age. Activities include days out, scavenger hunts, cinema, orienteering, arts and crafts, cooking, fitness games, non-contact boxing and visits from local services such as The Police, Armed Forces and Fire Brigade who provide a variety of activities to join in with. Champs Camp is Open to All Young People.
We have engaged with 72 looked after children to date.