On their turf

Charlotte Goddard
Monday, June 11, 2012

Detached youth workers go to where young people gather and work with them wherever they happen to be. Charlotte Goddard looks at the difference they can make and their role in the current funding and policy climate

Detached youth workers use traditional skills to deliver a programme of social and personal education to young people who are less likely to visit other forms of provision. Image: Arlen Connelly
Detached youth workers use traditional skills to deliver a programme of social and personal education to young people who are less likely to visit other forms of provision. Image: Arlen Connelly

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