Youth services

On this page and the other youth services pages you will find information on the youth services available in Birmingham. With a big variety of youth centres, social activities, and support there are a lot of organisations able to offer help and support to young people in the local area.

Young carers

Birmingham Young Carers

Birmingham Young Carers provides support for Young Carers up to the age of 18. We split our groups into three age groups; Under 12, 12-14 and 15+. Find out about Birmingham Young Carers on the website.

YMCA Young Carers

YMCA Young Carers in Sutton Coldfield provide support for young carers within the area, find out more on their Young Carers | YMCA Sutton Coldfield ( website

Youth Care

Birmingham Children's Trust

Birmingham Children's Trust: Provide support for 18 to 21 year olds who have been in care. They provide a friendly and supportive service that means young people are not on their own. Discover more at the Birmingham Children's Trust website.

Youth Promise Plus Birmingham

Youth Promise Plus Birmingham: We help young people who are currently not in any form of education, employment, or training. See how Youth Promise Plus - Birmingham could help.

Spaces for young people

Thrive Together Birmingham Safe Spaces for Young People

Thrive Together Birmingham Safe Spaces for Young People: Safe Spaces for Young People is a developing network of churches and Christian led projects who each provide a safe space for young people to gather at the same time every week. Find out more about Thrive Together Birmingham on their website.

Preparation for Adulthood

Preparation for Adulthood (PFA) is a service that has been set up to offer support to young people through their journey into adulthood. Learn more on the dedicated Preparation for Adulthood web pages.

Cherished UK

Cherished UK: ROAR is our mentoring service to support boys in school one a 1:1 basis. There are services dedicated to girls and the wider family. Find out more about Cherished UK on their website.

Education and training support

Barnardo's Employment, training and skills

Barnardo's Employment, training and skills: As well as providing specific qualifications, employability skills, and career advice and guidance, we also offer apprenticeships programmes. Find out about training and skills at Barnardo's on their dedicated web pages.


WEA offers learning to adults across a wide variety of subjects. Visit their website to find out more about the courses on offer.

Identity support

Barnardo's LGBTQ young people

Barnardo's LGBTQ young people: Everyone should be free to be themselves. Barnardo's support LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and those questioning their sexual or gender identity) children, young people and their families in the UK. Find out about LGBTQ support at Barnardo's on their dedicated web pages.

Birmingham LGBT

Birmingham LGBT offer a range of services for the LGBTQ+ Community in Birmingham, discover more by visiting their website.


Mermaids offers support to gender-diverse, non-binary and trans people. Learn more on the help they offer on their website.

Family support for young people

CAFCASS Young people

CAFCASS Young people: We work with children and young people in family court cases to help support children within the court case process. Learn more on the CAFCASS young people webpages.

Page last updated: 31 October 2023

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