Youth services, like youth clubs and youth workers, exist to provide a sense of belonging, a safe space, and the opportunity for some of the most vulnerable young people, to enjoy being young.
But sadly, young people have suffered as a direct result of funding cuts across England and Wales. Since 2010/2011, youth services have been cut by 69%.
We believe this is unacceptable.
We are calling on the Government to prioritise young people and reinvest in youth services by meeting the following 3 tests:
This is vital so that services for young people don't become a thing of the past.
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