September always feels like a new start in the youth worker’s year, and this year is no different, and it is completely different! We want everyone to know that we are open and looking to do as much with young people as we can in safe and secure ways. We are encouraged that young people […]
We did it!!! Summer youth work despite Covid 19!! Our summer work is usually big, involving hundreds of young people and their families! The sort of big that does not fit with COVID 19 guidelines. We were desperate to be able to reach out and support young people during the summer months and were worried […]
Working toward positive wellbeing in young people is one of the most important things which emerge does. Not because every young person we work with has a mental health problem – they don’t – just a few do. It is instead because we want the very best for every young person we journey with and […]
Can you help us raise money towards our summer programme? We are looking for people to sign up to do a Facebook fundraiser for emerge, to help raise £1000 towards our vital summer holiday programme. – The first ten people to raise £100 will get a free emerge branded hoodie or drinks bottle for their […]
Emerge has been hosting youth work activities at the amazing green Hut at the top of Bowling Park for many years. We are there EVERY DAY for at least an hour after school to spend time with young people as they leave school and start to head home. The location of the Hut, just 100m […]
Enabling young people to be more involved in their communities has been a growing part of our work over the past couple of years. Developed through our young leaders schemes, we have groups of young people in three communities who are committed to doing things which make their communities a better place. Groups meet regularly […]
We love youth work – obviously! We believe it is a fantastic way for bringing positive change into the lives of young people! And we think there should be more of it – everywhere! emerge can’t be everywhere, but there is a church in every community so we have developed Growing Youth Work: a vibrant […]
Last week, Joseph Rowntree Foundation released their ‘State of the Nation’ report, showing how in work poverty is at its highest level for over 20 years, and that across the country an average of 9 children in a class of 30 will be living in poverty.