We have lots of opportunities for teenagers and children to take part in activities and learn new skills, working alongside fantastic partners across the city. Contact email@example.com for more information about any of this.
If you’re interested in having a voice for young people, don’t be shy. Join our youth forum!
Mayor Andy Burnham pledged to create a ‘Youth Combined Authority, that represents of all the boroughs of Greater Manchester and reflecting its full diversity.
The aim of the Youth Combined Authority is to give young people in Greater Manchester the opportunity to have their voices heard and influence GMCA policy and decision making.
We also work in partnership with greater Manchester Youth Combined Authority with an aim to better young peoples lives and make a difference to our communities.
Find out more about it by following the link below.
There are always lots of exciting ways to stay active for young people in our areas.
With activities like boxing, swimming, football and so much more young people have been taking part in a range of free classes and workouts.
One of the popular classes available is a swimming class that is open for young people ages 13 to 19. These free sessions are at East Manchester Leisure Centre, in Beswick.
There is also Water Polo for ages 7 to 11 on Mondays. These sessions are all delivered by the Olympic Water polo team, and are great fund! Please note, you must be a capable swimmer to take part.
Find out more about youth activities taking place across our city by looking at our Events calendar on the link below!
This amazing gender specific project is aimed at assisting young people to improve their personal development skills, inspire positive change and build confidence.
This project has been delivered in many schools, youth centres and community organisations across Manchester. You can read about the experience of one of the young people who took part in this project by clicking the link below.
Amayna, who took part, said: "after a month of the sessions, there was already a great sense of community, sisterhood and brotherhood amongst my peers".
If you would like this programme delivered in your venue please get in touch.
Take a look at some of the amazing projects we've delivered in the past.
One Manchester helps deliver food for holiday hunger project - Thanks to volunteers from the local community and a group of young people, all aged 13 to 17, children who attend holiday schemes around Manchester city centre are benefitting from not just the entertainment and support from the scheme volunteers, but from a balanced and varied lunch.
Young artists create a masterpiece in Hulme - A Hulme estate has turned outdoor art gallery as garages and planters on Shawgreen Close have been transformed with street art as part of a summer project run by One Manchester.
What goes online stays online - A play written and directed by an aspiring young writer from Rusholme delivered some hard-hitting messages about the consequences of cyber-bullying when it was performed by One Manchester’s Youth Network.
Opportunities for Young People to show their creativity - At the Scout Hut in Clayton, Michelle helps local kids to get engaged with a free boxing club, open to boys and girls who want to learn the basics of the sport.
Mental Health & Wellbeing
42nd Street is an innovative Greater Manchester young people’s mental health charity with 40 years’ experience of providing free and confidential services to young people who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health and emotional wellbeing.
The Proud Trust is a life saving and life enhancing organisation that helps LGBT+ young people empower themselves, to make a positive change for themselves, and their communities.
Group Play, Active Citizenship
Take a look at the below groups for young people in our areas: