The V-Pod is a state of the art mobile youth provision which has been created to reach those young people who have limited or no access to local services and provision; The provision also supports events within communities to signpost young people to relevant support services, youth clubs and much more.
Main Office location: Provincial House, Kendrick Road, Barry, CF62 8BF
The V-Pod forms part of the Vale Youth Street Team.
The team operates 52 weeks a year across the Vale of Glamorgan, ensuring there is something available during the school holidays when provision is closed.
The Vale Youth Street team links together the detached team, the mobile youth provision and also our mobile skate park called 'rollers'.
What We Do:
- Safe space for young people to come and meet friends
- Work in different locations of the Vale each evening to engage young people in positive activities and sessions
- Support young people through their transition from childhood to adulthood
- Offer an open access provision for all young people aged 10-25yrs old
- Opportunity to be involved in local and national accredited courses
- Offer a fun environment to ‘hang out’ within the community; the bus is warm and welcoming and is fun as well as education.
- Via activities and sessions we promote their personal, educational, social and cultural development.
- Attend local community events to promote the work of the Vale Youth Service
- Provide opportunities for young people and professionals to develop decision – making skills in matters, which affect themselves and their peers, and to understand and participate in the democratic process.
- Attend local and national events that promote services for NEET young people across the Vale
- Target provision and support to areas that lack services and clubs for young people, including those locations that are hot spot for youth anti-social behaviour
- Create youth villages and events over the summer alongside additional accredited learning opportunities for young people in the Vale of Glamorgan
- Rent out the vehicle for private bookings to attend local Christmas Lights, Fun Days, Family events, Music events, in order to cost recover for the provision.
Get in Touch
If you require further information about the team or projects please contact Rhys Jones, Community Cohesion Officer:
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