Our Services

Catalyst

Catalyst is a programme designed to support children and young people in a range of situations. It is an ideal programme to re-engage young people with learning, re-engage with family or community and as a step towards a traineeship.

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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 which will enable them to enhance their lives and the lives of others.

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NCS

Youth Options delivers NCS across Southampton for 15-17 year olds (www.ncsyes.co.uk).

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 by bringing young people from different backgrounds together to make a difference in their communities.

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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, and that need extra support to achieve their potential and move forward in their life.

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Inclusion

The School Engagement Programme is aimed at young people in Key Stage 3 or 4 who are struggling with the traditional education system, those who are failing to engage, have poor attendance or those who are at risk of becoming NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training) when they finish year 11.

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Time Out

The Time Out project is funded by Southampton City Council and works with 30 looked after children & young people aged 9-18 years in Southampton. Youth Options also delivers the Young People in Care Council on behalf of Southampton City Council.

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Detached

Detached youth work involves making contact with young people in their own territory and exploring their needs, building relationships with them and providing support.

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Developing Potential

Developing Potential is a flexible programme for young people in KS4 that is designed to support the development of their social and emotional capabilities.

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Impact

Impact is a service, which enables children and young people in similar situations to come together in a safe environment, where staff understand their issues and concerns, where staff care about the individual and where young people can have fun, and feel positive about their situation, whilst developing their social and emotional capabilities.

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Realising Ambition

Realising Ambition is a flexible programme for young people in KS2 (ages 7-11) and KS3 (ages 11-14) that is designed to support the development of their social and emotional capabilities.

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NEET Programme

The NEET programme is for young people who are Not in Education, Employment or Training, and struggling to find the next step that is right for them, and who need extra support to achieve their potential and move forward in their life. The project’s primary function is to support young people into education, employment or training.

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Riverside Learning

Riverside Learning is a training centre located in a former Commercial Garden Centre in Bishopstoke. We specialise in accredited training in Construction, Horticulture, Forestry Skills and much more…

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