Youth and Family Support Service

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Information and advice for young people in the East Riding of Yorkshire, including activities for young people, youth offending, Youth Forums, counselling and other issues affecting young people aged 11 to 19, and up to 25 years of age if you have learning difficulties or a disability.

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About the Youth and Family Support service

East Riding of Yorkshire's Youth and Family Support (YFS) is made up of the former Youth Service, Connexions, Youth Offending Team and Supporting Families Team, and offers a support service for young people aged 11 to 19, and up to 25 years of age if you have learning difficulties or a disability.

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Duke of Edinburgh's Award

East Riding of Yorkshire Council's  Youth & Family Support (YFS), hold the licence to deliver the Duke of Edinburgh's Award (D of E) in YFS Units and most schools/academies in East Yorkshire. The Award is a flexible and adventurous programme of activities for all young people aged between 13 1/2 to 25 years.

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Youth offending

Information on the youth justice system, who is responsible for dealing with young offenders, tackling youth offending, how you can help, what the youth offender panel is, can you join the panel, will you be trained and how much time does it require.

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Youth counselling

Information on where to go for confidential support, your choices, how often to visit, bringing family members or friends, missing an appointment, what information is kept, are medical records kept and do I have to pay?

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Youth Action Board

Information on what the Youth Action Board is, how to join, find out more information, how often does it meet, can news be aired at a national level, what do you get out of it and who are the decision makers.

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