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MYA YOU Project (Youth Opportunities Unlimited)

MYA YOU is a partnership with Daisy Uk, which champions a reverse inclusion approach to empower disabled children and young people to access youth opportunities. Our pioneering peer led apprach enables disabled and non disabled children and young people to access a range of actvties together. To compliment this work we also offer training packages for professioanls to ensure inclusion is sustainable.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Dale Blackburn
Contact Position
Disability and Inclusion manager
Telephone
Website
www.mya.org.uk

Where to go

Name
We work from a number of Youth and Play centres across the city. See dates and times section

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday evenings.
Time of day
Evening
Session Information
Tuesday: MYA SPLICE @ Harthill Youth Centre, Wellington Road, 6.30pm to 8.30pm for 13-19 Daisy SPLICE @ DNA Centre, Everton, 6pm to 8pm for 13-19
Wednesday: MYA - Childwall SPLICE @ Childwall 6.30pm to 8.30pm for 13-19 MYA – Disability Advisory Council @ Norris Green Youth centre, 6pm to 8pm every other Friday for 14-23 year olds
Friday: MYA/Daisy UK -Cross Generational Social Café from 10am to 3pm @ DNA Centre, for young people aged 16-24

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Self and family referral.

Professionals including social workers, teachers, learning mentors, youth workers.

Organisations and eductaional establishments.

Other notes

SPLICE groups: Disabled Children and Young People aged 7 - 24.

Social café: Disabled Children and Young People aged 16 – 24

New young people to the SPLICE groups OR other services must be aged 7-19 when they start with the project.

What is the offer?

Individual and family counselling creating personal pathways.

TIME (Travel, Independence, Mobility and Empowerment).

Inclusive sports and activity clubs SPLICE CLUBS

Volunteer Inclusion and Peer mentoring

Siblings Groups

Transition into social readiness including adult services:

Disability Awareness Training

Disability Advisory Council (DAC) youth forum

Local Offer

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