Emojis Project

This Families First Funded project is a 10 week programme aiming to empower the young people to express themselves, build confidence and to increase self-esteem levels 


Emojis-logoThe project runs from our youth club based in the Barry YMCA Hub. The Emojis project is a Families first funded provision and referrals can only be directed from the FACT team for varying reasons.

“Can we come back to Emojis?”
“Emojis should be a full time youth club.”
“I’ve made so many new friends.”


We often have young people referred to the project for help understanding their emotional responses, anger management, confidence, self-esteem and social interaction.



The project runs three times throughout the year with a junior and senior group, once completed the young people have an awards evening to be presented with a certificate for their commitment and inclusion to the project and for some that may have also achieved National accreditation whilst on the project.





What We Do:

  •   The project runs over a 10 week period aiming to empower the young people to express themselves and to build their confidence and self-esteem levels.
  •   Staff members are fully qualified youth workers with specialism’s in health, understanding relationships and emotional responses.
  •   The young people take part in a wide range of activities during their time on the project all with the aim of improving their confidence, self-esteem, communication skills and emotional understanding.
  •   Young people have the opportunity to be involved in local and national accredited learning opportunities
  • We provide learning environments which are friendly and approachable including activities such as music production, photography and film
  • The project helps young people to express their feelings in a safe manner and enable them to form better relationships with peers and families.
  • The young people take part in an ‘All about me’ Pen picture session as an initial consultation which allows staff to create a 10 week course which is tailored made for each individual.
  • Via activities and sessions we promote their personal, educational, social and cultural development.

Get in Touch

If you require further information about the team or projects please contact Tracy Mills, Youth Worker in Charge


  • 01446 738667

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