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Youth Service (Bury)

The Youth Service in Bury works to promote the personal and social development of young people between the ages of 11 and 19 and up to 25 years for those young people with learning difficulties or disabilities, to enable them to fulfil their potential as empowered members of society.

The Youth Service targets its work and provision to the most vulnerable young people and priority is given to the 13-19 age groups. The service offers targeted young people opportunities that are: Educative, Participative &- Empowering.- A variety of methods are used in the delivery of targeted youth work throughout the borough. These include health clinics, structured training sessions, courses, outdoor pursuits, sports, residential experiences and outdoor activities. Additionally school based work and partnership work with both the statutory and voluntary sector is used. Where it is appropriate, work undertaken by young people is accredited through various channels such as AQA, Duke of Edinburgh Award, and in service certification.

Targeted provision is scheduled throughout the year and programmes change regularly. To get information on current programmes please contact Bury Youth Service on 0161 253 5663 or by email Bury Youth Service is part of Bury Council's Children's Services and is based at The New Kershaw Centre, Deal Street, Bury.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Kate Allam
Contact Position
Operations Manager
0161 253 5663

Where to go

New Kershaw Centre
Deal Street

Other Details


Age Ranges
13 - 19
Referral required
Referral Details

Professionals, parents and self referrals. Each referral will be individually assessed to determine what can be offered and best fit to available programmes. To refer please contact Bury Youth Service on 0161 253 5663 or email to

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This page was last updated on: 16/08/2017