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Project - Lambton Street Youth Centre

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Address of Organisation:
Lambton Street Youth Centre
Hylton Playing Fields
Falkland Road

Telephone No:
0191 5675227

Fax No: 0191 5141449

Website Address:


Name of Manager : Kevin Howard
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Name of  Person responsible for  work with Young  People:
Kevin Howard

Year organisation was established:


Areas of Sunderland  you work in:

Primarily Ford, Pallion, Millfield, Barnes; however many young people from across the city participate in our sports activites and use the sports facilitites

No. F/T employees


No. P/T employees


No. Volunteers


Annual Turnover £244K

Funding  sources:

Commissioning contract with  City Council (youth Work), Community and Cultural Services, City of Sunderland SIB, GENTOO, Northumbria Police, Sunderland Rotary Club, Trusts and Charities.

Key partners:

Children’s Services, Community & Cultural Services, Gentoo, Houghall College, Northumbria Police, Castle Green School, Pupil Referral Unit, Connexions, Fire Service

Mechanisms for Quality Assurance:

  • Youth Development Group QA Framework (youth work)
  • 14-19 QA Framework (Silver Standard) (educational work)

Involvement in  local / city networks:

  • Trustee -Sunderland Voluntary Sector Youth Forum
  • West Area Targeted Youth Executive Committee
  • Tyne, Tees & Wear Amateur Boxing Association

Nature of work with Young People

Age range of young people  engaged:

8 - 25 year olds (+ wider community including adult volunteers and users)

Specific target groups:

  • Young people who live in the West of the City
  • Young people who are NEET or at risk of becoming NEET
  • Disabled young people
  • Young people who are at risk of exclusion from school
  • Young people who are involved in or at risk of becoming involved in anti-social behaviour
  • Young people interested in sport & fitness

Project venues / locations:

  • Lambton Street Youth Centre

Average no. of young people using the project/week:


Core work programme:  

  • Generic youth club sessions – open access 5 evenings/wk
  • Support/informal education programmes for young people with behavioural issues who have special learning needs
  • A wide range of sports activities, e.g. football, trampolining, boxing, fitness training, judo, karate
  • Girls Work
  • Weekly group for young people with disabilities
  • ASDAN & Duke of Edinburgh award schemes
  • School Holiday Activity Programmes

Accredited outcomes offered:

  • ASDAN Activity Awards
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Keyfund
  • Heartstart
  • First Aid
  • National Navigators Awards
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