We have over 2,000 members and all come from inner-city areas in the bottom 10% of the most deprived communities in the country.
- 4% live in child poverty
- 50% have free school meals
- 60% come from single parent households
- 70% come from ethnic minority backgrounds
In light of cuts to local authority youth services, we need support and funding more than ever before to ensure we continue to support the most vulnerable sectors of our community. Investing in young people, with time or money, is an investment in the future.
Recovering from the Coronavirus pandemic will be especially challenging for the families we work with who were already suffering a range of challenges and deprivation before the crisis.