Open/Close Menu Wigan Youth Zone is a purpose built, state-of-the-art youth facility in Wigan town centre which opened in June 2013.
12 05 '21
Comments Off on WYZ WEEKLY WOW – EmpowHERing the next generation of Women!

During Lockdown, fifty-nine of our amazing Wigan Youth Zone members recently completed the EmpowHER programme, funded by UK Youth, designed to help young women to realise their true potential and gain the confidence, self-esteem and skills needed to succeed. From September 2020 to March 2021, our EmpowHER team has taken part in 18 different social…

29 04 '21
Comments Off on Good Things come in 3’s! – An update from Head of Fundraising, Lynsey:

Good Things come in 3’s! – An update from Head of Fundraising, Lynsey: A warm welcome to our new patrons who have joined us over the past few weeks;  Len Rainford – THE Franchise Specialist, Alan Batt and the team from the Wigan-wide famous -Alan Batt Sales and Lettings and last, but not least, Heather…

29 04 '21
Comments Off on Wigan Youth Zone had an EGGcellent Easter!

Wigan Youth Zone had an EGGcellent Easter! In the two weeks Easter Half Term, Wigan Youth Zone had 723 smiling visits from young people throughout our eight Satellite Centres. In partnership with Wigan Council and HAF funding, Wigan Youth Zone had the opportunity to offer an essential, community-based holiday provision for vulnerable young people in…

28 04 '21
Comments Off on WYZ Weekly WOW! – The Youth Forum, has had an extraordinary year of making sure that young people’s voices are heard!

The Youth Forum has had an extraordinary year of making sure that young people’s voices are heard! Fifteen inspirational Wigan Youth Zone members, known as The Youth Forum, have had an extraordinary year of making sure that young people’s voices are heard, even through the added challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. Youth Forum is a…

13 04 '21
Comments Off on WYZ Weekly WOW! – Two Wigan Youth Zone Youth Workers came to their help!

Two Wigan Youth Zone Workers came to their help! Wigan Youth Zones takes pride in their Outreach provision, with the aim of making Wigan Youth Zone as accessible as possible to as many young people, regardless of where they live around the borough as distance to the centre can be a barrier for some young…

02 03 '21
Comments Off on Wigan Youth Zone shortlisted for prestigious award

Wigan Youth Zone shortlisted for “The Youth Work Award” at the prestigious Children and Young People Now Awards 2020. Now in their fifth year, the awards recognise the remarkable work carried out by youth work charities and not-for-profit organisations across the UK, Ireland, and the Channel Islands. In light of the current situation, the awards…

01 12 '20
Comments Off on Wigan Youth Zone is helping to save Christmas.

Wigan Youth Zone is helping to save Christmas. With many Christmas traditions under review this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Wigan Youth Zone’s support for the most vulnerable young people and families will still go ahead! Wigan Youth Zone are planning on bringing some Christmas Sparkle to families doors by asking Father Christmas and…

27 11 '20
Comments Off on Premier League recognises Wigan Youth Zone for its impact on young people!

Premier League recognises local youth facility for its impact on young people. Wigan Youth Zone has been recognised for its efforts in helping thousands of youngsters achieve their potential after receiving the Premier League Charitable Fund’s Transformational Journey Facilitator award. As part of the Charitable Fund’s ten year anniversary awards this week (23rd-27th November), local…

06 11 '20
Comments Off on Wigan Youth Zone tackles holiday hunger

Wigan Youth Zone supports vulnerable young people and families during October Half Term. The team at Wigan Zone have reacted quickly to the news that children will be without food support this half term and asked local families who need support to get in touch. Last week Wigan Youth Zone distributed over 120 food parcels and 50…

23 10 '20
Comments Off on Staff from Wigan Youth Zone take on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge!

A group of Wigan Youth Zone’s staff conquered the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge, raising money for Mountain Bikes to contribute their Outdoor Activities Offer. 14 youth workers took on the challenge on Tuesday 23rd of October, completing the peaks within 16 hours after battling a range of weather conditions, including completing the last mountain in…

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