• NCS

    NCS is a once in a life time opportunity for 15-17 year olds. The programme is designed to promote a more cohesive, responsible and engaged society APPLY NOW READ MORE READ MORE

    KAYAC Youth Club

    Kayac Youth Club provides a safe, secure and supportive environment for young people to meet together, socialise, try out new activities and develop new skills and abilities READ MORE READ MORE
  • Time Out

    Time Out

    The Time Out project is funded by Southampton City Council works with 30 looked after children & young people aged 9-16 years in Southampton. Youth Options also delivers the Young People in Care Council on behalf of Southampton City Council. READ MORE READ MORE
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    Simple first aid skills that could make all the difference in an emergency can be picked up on training courses provided by Safehands training. READ MORE READ MORE
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    Our Inclusion services are designed to support children and young people in inclusion units in mainstream schools or pupil referral units (PRU). Our services are available to support those from KS3 (ages 11-14) and KS4 (ages 14-16).READ MORE READ MORE
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    Next Steps

    The Next Steps Project is for those young people who are leaving Local Authority foster or residential care or who have left care in an unplanned way,


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Statistics since April 2016

We have supported 2334 young people
Delivered 1488 sessions – including 31 residentials
658 young people have gained an accreditation

Latest News

River Cottage Evening

Join us for an evening of fine food, drinks, an auction and raffle at River Cottage Canteen, Winchester on Wednesday 14th June at 7.30pm Tickets are now available with tables ofREAD MORE

Annual Golf Day Fundraiser

The trustees and staff of Youth Options invite you to take part in the 14th Annual Charity Golf Day, which for the first time is taking place at Remedy Oak Golf Club on Tuesday 19tREAD MORE

Just Giving

If you would like to donate to our work or see what current fundraising we are doing then please visit our JustGiving page.

Local Giving

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What others say about us:

Foster carers report that a wide range of leisure activities, such as Youth Options, effectively supports children in their placements.

Inspection of Safeguarding & Looked After Children Services (Southampton)
Ofsted 2012.