OUR YOUNG PEOPLE

Below are a few case studies from various young people who have thrived in the Youth Zone, click to read more…

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SIAN
The Art Zone

Sian has been coming to the Youth Zone since we opened in June 2013. When she first started to come to the Art Zone as she enjoyed the peace and quiet and used to sit quietly doing her own studies in her sketchbook and joining in the various activities planned…
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SINEAD WATMOUGH
Get a Job Course

I am 19 years old and had been out of work for around 3 months. I was in the job centre and got offered to do the Get a Job course, so I accepted and agreed to meet Greg…
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DANIEL PEET
Skate Park

I wanted to go somewhere that I felt safe, I want to get better at riding, so because I have to try new tricks it was better to be somewhere there was a member of staff watching in case I fall off, and my mum feels more confident too, knowing there is someone watching over me…
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RYAN THOMAS
Sports hall

I was having a throw around with some of the lads when I was approached by Janis who asked me to come down and train for Wigan WYZards. Being a part of the sessions I learnt a lot from Janis who has helped me improve massively as a player…
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CHANTELLE COYNE
The Gym

Chantelle Coyne very much lacked in confidence when she first became a member of Wigan Youth Zone. But with the support of a structured programme, diet and motivation Chantelle has come on leaps and bounds over the past year and brushed off her old self…
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TANIA DA SILVA (TAZ)
Volunteer

Since starting, back in May 2013, Taz has been involved in virtually every area of Wigan Youth Zone, from tuck shop to outreach, and has always been willing to jump on board and help whenever and wherever needed…
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  • Flogert Cera, 16

    WHY WIGAN YZ?


    “I love my time at Wigan Youth Zone, I’ve gained loads of confidence and thank all the youth work staff for their help!”
    Sabrina, 13
  • Stephanie, 16

    WHY WIGAN YZ?


      “I love coming to Wigan Youth Zone, joining in activities and to get out the house – I’ve met tons of new friends”
    Stephanie, 16
  • Adam, 23

    WHY WIGAN YZ?


    “Since attending the Youth Zone, I’ve become more confident, made new friends and even got a job through the employability course!”
    Adam, 23
  • Danny, 11

    WHY WIGAN YZ?


      “I love the Youth Zone especially the Skate Park. My confidence has grown so much that now I even enter tournaments!”
    Danny, 11
  • Nathan, 18

    WHY WIGAN YZ?


      “The Gym at Wigan Youth Zone has had an important impact on my life – making me stronger, fitter and healthier.”
    Nathan, 18