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  • Berkshire Youth AGM

    We are holding our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 26 July.

    1 July 2022

  • New Tilehurst Youth Club

    We’re really excited to share that we’re starting a new youth club at The Jubilee Annexe at The Calcot Centre from Thursday 15 September, in partnership with Tilehurst Parish Council.

    30 June 2022

  • Managing Conflicts of Interest in a Charity

    As a trustee you must make decisions based only on what’s best for your charity.

    30 June 2022

  • Tilehurst Parish Council Update

    The Tilehurst Art Club run by Berkshire Youth on behalf of Tilehurst Parish Council has now started in the newly refurbished Jubilee Annexe in Calcot, Reading.

    30 June 2022

  • News from Waterside Centre

    It’s been another busy month at Waterside Centre, and it’s incredible to think that it’s less than a year since the centre reopened its doors.

    30 June 2022

  • News from The Wayz

    There are always lots of exciting things happening at The Wayz, from leadership sessions to their upcoming summer camps, youth volunteering programme and Community Fun Day on Saturday 16 July.

    30 June 2022

  • DofE Volunteering Hours Make Huge Positive Impact

    We’re thrilled that The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award participants from Berkshire Youth dedicated 741 hours to volunteering between April 2021 and March 2022, with a social value of £3423.42.

    30 June 2022

  • Climbing Snowdon to Support Local Youth

    We caught up with Jasmine Barrett to learn more about the epic challenge she undertook to raise much-needed funds for us.

    30 June 2022

  • The Berkeley Foundation Partners with Berkshire Youth

    The Berkeley Foundation, the grant-making foundation set up by housebuilder the Berkeley Group, has partnered with Berkshire Youth.

    30 June 2022

  • Welcome to Abbas

    We recently caught up with out newest youth worker, Abbas, to learn more about his role supporting young people in the Slough area.

    30 June 2022

Have You Affiliated with Berkshire Youth?

30 May 2022

Berkshire Youth covers the Royal County of Berkshire and as an independent charity we value the ability we have to respond, support and deliver local work which benefits the young people of Berkshire.

We have a strong tradition of supporting youth clubs and we continue to value what clubs mean for many young people, providing a safe place with positive activities.

We also recognise that this does not meet the needs of all young people, which is why we welcome membership from groups, projects or organisations who value the contribution young people can make to society. This may include:

  • Youth clubs, centres and projects
  • Uniformed groups (Scouts, Guides, Boys/Girls Brigade, etc.)
  • Faith groups offering open access
  • Detached and outreach projects
  • Youth forums
  • Housing Associations
  • Specialist groups
  • Community schools/projects
  • Parish Councils etc

We recognise that many groups will want to affiliate for many reasons but no one service will meet the needs of the diverse communities and groups we serve.

If you are a community group looking to identify a solution to a local need for young people, or you are an existing youth club or project, or you are looking to build on or develop a volunteer scheme, we should be able to supply or develop a solution for you.

Each affiliated member organisation will have their own member of Berkshire Youth staff who can create bespoke solutions to individual needs. This may include:

  • The Sports Leisure and Activities Team, SPLAT
  • Funding support
  • Administration and document/model policies
  • Access to activities for young people
  • A range of training courses and opportunities
  • Access to Disclosure and Barring Services
  • Supporting and recruiting volunteers
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award

If you would like to affiliate to Berkshire Youth or would like more information about affiliating to Berkshire Youth, please email us.

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