Youth Work: Policy context


The last decade was not good for youth work. The statistics are well known: since 2010, hundreds of youth clubs have been closed; thousands of youth work jobs lost; and more than 100,000 places for young people scrapped – the result of a 75 per cent reduction in council youth work budgets.

Service providers in Coventry & Warwickshire join forces to deliver youth provision where it is most needed. Picture: YMCA Coventry & Warwickshire
Service providers in Coventry & Warwickshire join forces to deliver youth provision where it is most needed. Picture: YMCA Coventry & Warwickshire

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