Young people who have lost jobs and training placements as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic are to be offered support through a new youth hub partnership called Step Up. Step Up is for 16 to 24 year olds living in Blackburn with Darwen who are currently not in employment. A partnership between Blackburn with... Read more »
“By Skill and Hard Work,” the BYZ Community thrives through the pandemic to reach the most vulnerable COVID has presented many challenges for our country and the world, from a local perspective, things have been tough with greater restrictions and lockdowns. From the 23rd March when the BYZ doors closed to thousands of... Read more »
This Summer the Youth Zone has been running the ‘Get Stuck In’ programme at Meeting Places in Darwen Town Centre. The project which was one of only a few opportunities available for young people in the town provided 40 young people a day the chance to participate in 4 days a week positive activity and... Read more »
Despite challenging times Blackburn Youth Zone have had a successful summer running the ‘Get Stuck In’ Programme funded by the Department of Education and brought to us by Spring North Blackburn. Blackburn Youth Zone implemented robust procedures to ensure they were able to safely open our doors for young people over the summer. The programme... Read more »
This summer a group of 7 young people from Mill Hill have come together with the support of Blackburn Youth Zone to paint a key message in their community. The social action project was initiated when a BYZ Youth Ambassador spotted some upsetting graffiti on a wall along the canal in Mill Hill. The... Read more »
We are Blackburn Youth Zone, a state of the art youth club facility located at the heart of Blackburn. Blackburn Youth Zone is a 21st century youth hub for young people aged 5 to 25 years old, aiming to irrevocably change the prospects offered to young people in the area.