Working with our partners

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Ripon YMCA – Community Matters

We are proud to support Ripon YMCA and their series of short training workshops based around working with and supporting young people. 

These courses are for anyone who would like to gain information to refresh or improve their understanding and knowledge of the subject. They are designed to give a basic understanding of how best to support young people in your setting or workplace.

You could be a volunteer, support worker, carer, professional or community member. 

Mental Health Awareness – Tuesday 10th October 2023

Safeguarding – Tuesday 28th November 2023

Introduction to Working with Young People – Tuesday 20th February 2023


Ripon YMCA

We are proud to support Ripon YMCA and their Teen Talk Initiative.

Ripon Teen Talk is an opportunity for Ripon’s young people to develop a voice and influence in their community. Young people share experiences of growing up in Ripon and help to highlight need and identifying gaps in provision for young people.

The aims of Teen Talk is to:

  • meet 6 times a year to provide a focus for youth voice
  • provide a space for young people to have a voice which will be fed into the youth voice partnership and local democratic structure by YMCA staff

If you would like to know more about Teen Talk, please contact Ripon YMCA or attend one of their meetings for young people.

3rd October 2023 – Eco Friendly Ripon

14th November 2023 – Mental Health

20th February 2024 – Employability and Volunteering

2nd April 2024 – Ideas for Summer Holiday Activities

Ripon YMCA September Update

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