In Monmouthshire, we would like to create networks of local Youth Support Services in and around each of our 5 towns.  Youth Support Services are any groups, organisations, services and projects that work with and for young people in the community.

We appreciate your time in helping us to do this by completing this survey. If you would like any further information on this work or would like a face to face discussion, please contact: Youth@monmouthshire.gov.uk

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* 1. What is the name of your Youth Support Service?

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* 2. What does it do/aim to do?

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* 3. Where does it usually operate? (please, list if there is more than one location) (prior to lockdown)

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* 4. When does it usually operate? (please, list if there are several times during a week) (prior to lockdown)

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* 5. If you work directly with young people, what are the age ranges of the participants? (please, specify if you run different sessions for different age groups)

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* 6. How many members of staff/volunteers help to run your Youth Support Service?

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* 7. Is your group still operating currently?

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* 8. If you answered 'Yes' to Q7, please, tell us how.  If you answered 'No', please, tell us whether you intend reopening your Youth Support Service when lockdown eases

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* 9. Please, indicate if you would like any help with, or be able to offer to help with, any of the following.

  Would like help Would be able to offer help
Safeguarding
Bullying/Harassment
Funding
Volunteer Recruitment/Development
Managing Difficult Behaviour
Social Media
DBS Checks
Setting up a Youth Group, Activity or Event
Engaging with Specific Groups (e.g. Disability/LGBT/BME/Welsh Language)

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* 10. Is there anything else your Youth Support Service would like help with?

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* 11. Is there anything else your Youth Support Service would be able to offer other Youth Support Services help with?

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* 12. Does your Youth Support Service currently work with any other Youth Support Services (if so, please specify who and how you work together)?

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* 13. What would you feel would benefit your Youth Support Service to continue doing its great work?

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* 14. Would your Youth Support Service be interested in participating in an event (virtually) with other Youth Support Services to share good practice, learn what support is available or any other relevant topics?

We recognise that we are in unprecedented times, but we'd still like to hear about your work with young people prior to lockdown and any plans when lockdown eases. Following this, we would like to support the creation of local networks of like-minded individuals to share experiences, work together and support each other (including with training and accessing funding) to be the best that we can be when working with the young people in our county.

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