About us

Our vision

​To grow community based ’Wrapping’ young people in a range of services to support them in all aspects of their life.wraparound education, advocacy, support and recreation from vibrant, accessible venues that have local young people and their families at the core.

 

​Our values

Community focussed

Recognising the importance of feeling part of your community.

Person centred

Recognising and responding to the individuality of each person.

Responsive

Adapting to changing needs and circumstances.

  Empowering

Helping young people to take charge of their lives.

Nurturing

Helping people to grow and achieve their potential safely.

Reliable

We do what we say we're going to do.

Meet the team

Cindy Wrighting
 

Cindy Wrighting

Chief Executive Officer.

Carmen Moore
 

Carmen Moore

Counsellor and Therapeutic Intervention Practitioner.

Carole Carson
 

Carole Carson

Children and Families Service Manager.

Eric Sithole
 

Eric Sithole

Tutor and Youth Worker.

Fiona Brice
 

Fiona Brice

Counsellor and Therapeutic Intervention Practioner.

Frank Smith
 

Frank Smith

Volunteer Counsellor.

Helen Watts
 

Helen Watts

Counsellor and Therapeutic Intervention Practitioner.

James Mackay
 

James Mackay

Finance and Administration Assistant.

Joanna Gilbert
 

Joanna Gilbert

Counsellor and Therapeutic Intervention Practitioner.

John Garner
 

John Garner

Tutor and Youth Worker.

John Padwick
 

John Padwick

Tutor.

Kelly McCann
 

Kelly McCann

Counsellor and Therapeutic Intervention Practitioner.

Klair Lunnon
 

Klair Lunnon

Exams Officer and Tutor.

Navdeep Bains
 

Navdeep Bains

Counsellor and Therapeutic Intervention Practitioner.

Selina Guidera
 

Selina Guidera

Tutor and Youth Worker.

Theresa Wright
 

Theresa Wright

Business and Finance Manager.

Tino Salvi
 

Tino Salvi

Tutor.

Wesley Cash
 

Wesley Cash

Tutor.

​Youth Works is committed to continuing to work with and alongside the local community, encouraging high levels of involvement and ownership by the children, young people and families that use our services.

 

Our history

2006

 ​Youth Works CIC established

2009

  • Knibb Arts Project: 3-year performing arts project funded by the Big Lottery Fund
  • First vocational courses offered to schools

2010

  • ​Positive Activities Contract for Corby and Kettering funded by NCC
  • Jungle Hood production performed at the Lighthouse Theatre
  • First holiday club held

2013

  • ​Became a City and Guilds approved Centre
  • Awarded NCC Supporting Services Contract for Kettering, working in partnership with Wellingborough and East Northants Women’s Aid, Homestart Kettering and Groundwork

2014

​Kettering Mayor's Charity of the Year

2015

  • ​Merged with Kettering Youth Information, an information and counselling service for young people
  • Acquired new premises - the Keystone Centre

2016

​Our NHS-funded counselling service moved to the Keystone Centre

2017

Registered Youth Works Community College - an independent special school for young people with social, emotional and mental health difficulties​

2018

​Registered as a charity 'Youth Works Northamptonshire Charitable Incorporated Organisation'

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about 3 days ago

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about 2 months ago

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***Just a reminder that there is no Rebike this week (10/04/18). We're back the following week though! *** 😀

***Just a reminder that there is no Rebike this week (10/04/18).  We're back the following week though! *** 😀
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about 2 months ago

It’s been a tough day at the office for Mickey our therapy dog! 😃

It’s been a tough day at the office for Mickey our therapy dog! 😃
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Youth Works Northamptonshire Charitable Incorporated Organisation
Registered address: Keystone Centre, 97 Rockingham Road, Kettering, NN16 9HX

Charity Reg. No: 1177502 – Registered in England and Wales