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Title: Welcome to Seeds 4 Success

Seeds4Success (S4S) is a small youth work charity based in South West Wiltshire established in July 2012 we became a registered charity in April 2013.

Our aim, is "To support the personal development of young people through the delivery of training and practical volunteering opportunities".

We work closely with local communities and landowners, Parish Councils, South West Wiltshire Community Area Board, county youth work charity Youth Action Wiltshire and other community groups.

You can come along to our regular open evenings as follows:

  • Junior Night for young people in school years 6-8 at Wilton Youth Centre 6-8 pm Tuesdays
  • Project Night for young people in school years 8 and above at Wilton Youth Centre 6:30-9pm Thursdays
  • Open Night for young people in school years 7 and above at Mere Youth Centre 7:30-10 pm Fridays Transport to access these sessions may be possible, please call to discuss.

 

You can also get involved in one of our more focussed sessions by contacting Jaki on her mobile: 07585723824

 

  • Social Action (see Social Action page for more details)
  • Bridging Projects (see Bridging Project page for more details)
  • Young Leaders Project, we are always looking for young volunteers to help in the running the charity (see Young Leaders page for more details)

Building Bridges

Seeds4Success for has received funding from The Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund as part of the Building Bridges programme.  The Building Bridges programme supports people across Swindon and Wiltshire who are facing significant challenges in being able to develop their skills, access education or move towards the world of work. The programme is a partnership of organisations who are experts at supporting people and giving them the skills and confidence they need to move forward. Taking part in the Building Bridges programme is entirely voluntary and all of the advice and support is offered free of charge.

Seeds4Success are working with Young people aged 15 – 19 years old who are at risk of becoming or who are already NEET. We are working with young people both on a 1:1 basis to develop a personalised action plan and through weekly group work sessions. These sessions may involve practical activities to develop skills, training courses, volunteering, CV writing and other activities that young people feel will enhance their employability.

If you would like to nominate a young person for the project or you are a young person would like to get involved, please contact Jaki Farrell or find more information on the Building Bridges website.

Latest Social Action News

Charity Bingo Fundraiser for Seeds 4 Success

We would like to thank  Sammi Haynes, a parent of young people who attend some of our projects, for organising and running a charity Bingo and Raffle night which was held at Hindon Fellowship club on Saturday 22nd October. In total, this event raised a grand total £1075 which will be put towards reward trips for the young people who do Leisure Credits. Thank you Sammi, and thank you to all who helped on the evening.

Latest Bridging Project News

Pasta Bake and Sports Night

At the moment we have a few projects running along side each other. there is a cooking group which cook delicious meals and puddings in the sessions, we also have an art group that make loads of different arts and crafts and with this they also make some small wood projects, which they can either take home or we can sell at local events that we have stalls for. one of the other groups do some sport activities in the field next to the youth centre.

Latest Young Leaders News

A Quote from one of our own

My responsibilities as a peer mentor.

My responsibilities as a peer mentor include looking after the littler ones that come to the youth club on Tuesday nights from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Also I show them what is acceptable to say and do, which helps them if they have problems. But it’s not just keeping an eye on them; it’s interacting with them too, such as playing football, making paintings and modelling play dough. Another example is at 7:45 pm, another peer mentor and I run a tuck shop that is assisted by Rose and Lisa, the youth workers.  We sell a range of sweets like rainbow belts to lollipops; we also sell crisps and other chocolate bars


What have I got out of being a peer mentor?

It has grown my confidence talking to younger people, on Tuesday we had an incident with two young people and as Lisa was talking to one, I was talking to the other, giving him help and advice on what to do to solve his issue. On Thursday night, all the peer mentors were trained and we learned about the different types of bulling, and how to handle it.