• Youth Sector Data Hub for London

    Centre for Youth Impact, London Youth and Partnership for Young London are working with key funders and commissioners in London to provide youth organisations with an opportunity to contribute to a shared picture of the existing and emerging needs for young people across London. The Youth Sector Data Hub for London is a collaborative effort […]

  • 4th November: National Restrictions and guidance for the youth sector

    What are the new restrictions? As of Thursday 5th November, new National Restrictions apply in England. You can find the Government guidance on the new lockdown restrictions here. Until at least 2nd December, you should: Stay at home, except for specific purposes. Avoid meeting people you do not live with, except for specific purposes. Close […]

  • Our statement on Danny Kruger MP’s Levelling Up Our Communities

    On 24th September 2020, Danny Kruger MP released his report Levelling Up Our Communities, based on over 500 submissions. Kruger was asked by the Prime Minister in June to consult on supporting civil society groups in the recovery phase of COVID-19 and how they could contribute to the Government’s levelling up agenda. You can read […]

  • BBC Radio London: Six months on from lockdown

    Our Chief Executive, Rosemary Watt-Wyness, spoke to Vanessa Feltz on BBC Radio London about the funding challenges for youth organisations, six months on from the beginning of lockdown. You can listen to the whole interview here (from 35:08) or read it in full below. Funding the youth sector during COVID-19 London Youth has been listening […]

  • 9th September: Youth organisations and new COVID-19 restrictions

    The National Youth Agency (NYA) have confirmed with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) that, despite new restrictions in England, the youth sector is being treated as an essential service and services can continue as before so long as organisations are COVID-19 secure to NYA guidance standards. You can find out more […]

  • Our response to the Parliamentary Life Beyond COVID Inquiry

    The House of Lords’ COVID-19 Committee has called for evidence on its Life Beyond COVID Inquiry, which closed on Sunday 31st September 2020. Our response Read our full response below. We had the following key messages: London Youth notes how vital youth work is in the lives of many young people, including some of the […]

  • Our statement on the Chancellor’s Summer Statement 2020

    #Plansforjobs Today’s statement by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, reinforced the Government’s commitment to ‘protect, support and create jobs’ through the uncertain recovery period ahead. Their specific solutions to rapidly rising youth unemployment have been encouraging to see given the pandemic has hit young workers hard and fast: Young people are more likely to be furloughed […]

  • Our summary of COVID-19 Amber Readiness Level

    As of 6th July, the National Youth Agency’s readiness level for the youth sector has changed to Amber. Read the guidance here. The following youth sector activity is permitted, subject to a COVID-19 Action Plan and Risk Assessment and meeting the Government’s COVID-19 Secure guidelines: Online and digital youth services Detached local youth activities, including […]

  • Our statement on COVID-19 youth sector guidance

    On behalf of London Youth, The Young People’s Foundation Trust and Partnership for Young London, we welcome the release of national guidance to support the delivery of services for children and young people as we move into the next phase of the pandemic response. The National Youth Agency has produced guidance in consultation with Public […]