About Blackburn Youth Zone
Blackburn Youth Zone is a 21st century youth hub located at the heart of Blackburn, open to young people aged 5 to 21 years old (25 for specific projects), aiming to change the prospects offered to young people in the area.
Uniquely, this is happening in partnership with young people rather than on their behalf. As such, Blackburn Youth Zone is led with the principle of ‘starting where young people are, going where young people take us’.
“I love the staff. They’re so nice and supportive! I just go to the Youth Club for somewhere to chill out and relax, and have a laugh with my mates”
– Sarah b
- 30th November 2022 0The Cardboard Box Company is a Founding Patron of Blackburn Youth Zone and has supported the charity since it first opened in 2012. After The Cardboard Box Company heard about the new Youth provision in Darwen, the East Lancashire business agreed to extend their support by pledging further funds to make a difference to support... Read more »
- 16th November 2022 0GENERATION ISOLATION: Blackburn with Darwen’s young people retreating to their bedrooms post-pandemic 49% of young people in The Northwest of England spend most of their free time in their bedrooms. 17% of The North West’s young people spend most of their free time alone. 41% of young people in the North West don’t have... Read more »Posted in: News
- 10th November 2022 0Youth Zone: Cost of living leads to young people needing more ‘time to talk’ Blackburn and Darwen Youth Zone will be taking part in this year’s match funding Big Give Christmas Challenge which will help raise funds to support mentoring programmes that will enable the delivery of “Time to Talk”, which is a specific project... Read more »
- 7th November 2022 0Blackburn & Darwen Youth Zone is tackling holiday hunger this half term through their family Lunch Club. Fully booked within 48 hours of its launch the new initiative is supporting families over the October half-term holidays by hosting a FREE Lunch and a range of activities every day of the week. Families across BwD have... Read more »