Welcome to the Youth Almighty Project
Hi and Welcome to our page, we are Youth Almighty Project (YAP), a Youth and Community Organisation at the heart of Sunderland in the North East of England.
We begun life as a small Youth Club in 2008 and have evolved to now be the largest Youth and Community Organisation in the Sunderland Local Authority Area managing 5 Youth and Community buildings within Sunderland.
We are the main provider of Youth Provision in Sunderland West and play a huge part in the All Together Youth Consortium which allows all youth organisation in Sunderland to work together for the benefit of our Young People.
We also specialise in letting out our buildings and have a state of the art 3G 7 a side football pitch. Alongside this we have an active friends of the park group in Silksworth where our ambition is to take full responsibility for the the park and its enclosed football pitch.
One of core aims is to provide a warm, safe and welcome environment to young people by providing Centre based Youth Work from a number of locations in Sunderland.
We also provide a vast range of services to the local community which includes everything from job seekers support, mental health crisis intervention, men's club, lunch and laughter clubs and community helper where our staff can support those within our community most in need.
We also operate a food bank, clothing bank which includes school uniforms and we are heavily involved in sports alongside our partners Streetgames, Silksworth Colliery Welfare Football Club which includes adult and junior teams, we also specialise in Tennis and are a nationally recognised centre of excellence for Tennis.
Our work in sports also includes our own 3G football pitch at one of our community facilities. In total we have four of our own community building with access to others as part of our partnership work with local schools and other like minded community organisations, check out our link to find out more about our community buildings and spaces which are available for use.
We also operate targeted outreach youth work sessions around Sunderland, sending our Youth Workers out onto the streets to work with the young people within their own territory, this unique method of Youth Work uses a number of tools including our very own on/off road quad bikes and a specialist drone, working alongside the Police to assist to find missing persons or others in hard to reach places.
Please check our activity timetable for more information Click Here.
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