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The Island

York

Description

The Island aims to support children and young people aged 8-13 (and disabled young people aged 8-18) who are struggling to cope at home, at school, or with life in the wider community. Volunteer mentors provide support, encouragement and space to these youngsters as they encounter difficult change and transition, enabling them to develop confidence and social skills, as well as to engage positively each week through organised activities.
Mentees choose activities to suit their needs of the children and young people they support. As such, no-one should be excluded from our service, which is open to all 8-13 year olds (and disabled young people aged 8-18) requiring help.

The office is open from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm, and can be reached on 01904 628449. Alternatively, there is a mobile phone number, which can be used from 9 am until 5 pm - 0759 569 5559.

Closed at weekends, on Bank Holidays and during Christmas/New Year week

Contact information

01904 628449
0759 569 5559
enquiries@theislandyork.org
www.theislandyork.org

Address

32, Priory Street, York, YO1 6EX

Other information

For ages

Minimum age: 8 Years

Maximum age: 18 Years

Opening times

Monday
  • 9.30am-4.30pm
Tuesday
  • 9.30am-4.30pm
Wednesday
  • 9.30am-4.30pm
Thursday
  • 9.30am-4.30pm
Friday
  • 9.30am-4.30pm

Costs

    Quality awards

    Service Details Confirmed

    DBS policy

    DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service - formerly criminal records check) policy? Yes

    Inclusion statement

    All childcare and services should make reasonable adjustments to support disabled children and young people or those with additional needs. Below is a statement from this provider about their inclusive practice and levels of experience of supporting different needs

    Categories

    • Activities (Things To Do, Places To Go) / Shine Activity Provider
    • Advice And Support / Counselling
    • Advice And Support / Information and Advice
    • Advice And Support / Relationships / Family Breakdown
    • Education And Learning / Behaviour Support

    Last updated

    Last updated: 14/11/2017

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