The Way Youth Zone, School Street, Wolverhampton, WV3 0NR - Registered Charity Number: 1151247
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The Way 1000 Club welcomes Empowering U

The Way is welcoming Empowering U as a new member of The Way 1000 Club, a valued opportunity for local businesses to come together to change the lives of young people in their community. Empowering U, specialists in providing person-centred care across a range of social and health needs, was founded in Willenhall by a…
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GENERATION ISOLATION: West Midlands young people retreating to their bedrooms post pandemic

A major new study into the social lives of children and young people aged 11-18 in England published today by the youth charity OnSide, shows that young people in the West Midlands are navigating a world outside of school that is increasingly isolated and home-based, with limited opportunities for face-to-face socialising, making new friends or…
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Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service presented to The Way Youth Zone – 30th October 2022

The Way Youth Zone, a Wolverhampton-based charity for young people, was presented with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Award this weekend for its highly successful Mentoring Programme, which has seen 290 young people benefit from the support of 315 mentors since its launch in 2017.  The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest…
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The Way Youth Zone awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service – 2nd June 2022

The Way Youth Zone has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The Wolverhampton-based charity has received the Award due to its highly successful Mentoring Programme, which has seen 290 young people benefit from the support of 315 mentors since its launch in 2017. The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award…
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The Way welcomes new CEO and Head of Youth Work – 30th May 2022

The Way Youth Zone has appointed Jackie Redding as its new Chief Executive. Jackie joins the charity from Brook and has previously worked at Terrence Higgins Trust. Also joining The Way’s leadership team is Rebecca Bunger as Head of Youth Work. The pair will oversee the charity’s renewed offer to young people with more sessions…
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The Way Relaunch – 5th April 2022

Since opening in 2016, we are incredibly proud that The Way has supported over 14,000 young people and become a true community asset in Wolverhampton. As we plan for a bright future beyond Covid, we want to make sure The Way Youth Zone continues to grow and evolve to meet the needs of our amazing…
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visits The Way Youth Zone

  The Way Youth Zone was delighted to welcome The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Thursday 13th May as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. Their Royal Highnesses met with staff and young people before enjoying some lunch and hearing about the support The Way has offered young people since opening in 2016 and…
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