Space* Youth Services, are delighted that Devon County Council have chosen to continue investing in youth services for Devon’s young people. This new contract starts on 1st April 2020 and is for an initial period of 3 years. We’re really proud that our work to date has been recognised through this recommissioning of services. We’re determined to continue supporting all young people by meeting them where they are, both physically and emotionally. We are looking forward to starting the new contract on 1st April 2020 and continued collaboration with all our partners and stakeholders to ensure young people have somewhere to go, something to do and someone to talk to. 

Devon County Council commission youth services across the local authority of Devon.  The services include 8 youth centres, targeted youth work, support to the wider voluntary youth sector, educational outreach, focussed support and the Duke of Edinburgh award scheme for young people with special educational needs.

Kev Henman, CEO of Space* Youth Services says:

“We’re excited to continue developing our work across Devon to unlock potential with young people and their communities, with our trusted partners. Our staff have worked incredibly hard over the past 3 years and we’re looking forward to expanding further opportunities for young people”

Melanie Walker, Chair, Board of Trustees has said:

“The confirmation that Space* Youth Services have been chosen for continued investment is a fantastic opportunity to further the work already begun to support young people across Devon. This new contract will enable Space* to continue its innovative work with partners and young people”