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Grassroots Funding

Did you know that Youth in Transition receives NO government funding?  We rely entirely on fundraising, donations, charitable grants, and the amazing support from our community to provide lifesaving support to our local young people.  Government and mental health experts have, in principle, recognised grassroots suicide prevention programmes of community organisations, like Youth in Transition […]

Generosity and Golf

Youth in Transition were absolutely thrilled to receive this wonderful donation raised from the  Oceanbridge Annual Charity Golf Day last week. It was an overwhelming gift for us to receive and which will be put towards tangible benefits reaching our 300+ young people currently experiencing our services. Mr Bill Speedy and his wife Lindsay from Oceanbridge […]

Recognition for Youth In Transition Director & Co-Founder

We are thrilled to share the news that our Director and Co-Founder, Tina Jones, is a recipient of the 2020 National Lifekeepers Awards for outstanding suicide prevention work in the community. The LifeKeepers Awards are designed to recognise the often heroic but unacknowledged commitment of individuals like Tina, who persevere with efforts and work which make a […]

Call for Mentors!

We are very excited to let you know that we are now close to the launch of our new youth mentoring programme – Coast Mentoring! Coast Mentoring will connect young Coasties with an adult Coastie mentor – we are all about “Coasties mentoring Coasties.” This programme is a collaborative project between CYC and Youth in Transition who recognised the need for the […]