Youth Engagement Service

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Youth Engagement Service

Service details

Youth Engagement are part of the Early Help Service in the Children, Families and Community Health directorate in Swindon Borough Council. 
The role of the Youth Engagement Worker (YEW) was developed in Swindon in April 2011. This workforce is a team of highly skilled practitioners with a range of backgrounds from youth work, careers advice, and education.
YEWS have a staffing compliment of 12 Youth Engagement Workers and 3 Senior Youth Engagement Workers.


Free if criteria is met

Main telephone

01793 465030


The page was last updated on 21 July 2022

Service summary

Youth Engagement offer support to young people aged 14 to 18 with a specific piece of targeted and time limited intervention.  The service is for young people with significant difficulty with family or peer relationships, behaviours which places the personal safety of them at risk, an inability to manage emotions which is detrimental to their development. We also work with young people who are or are at risk of sexual or criminal exploitation, engaged in harmful sexual behaviour and are exposed to risks outside the family home.

Further information

Youth Engagement Workers have extensive experience of working successfully with those termed as ‘hard to reach’ and ‘vulnerable’ young people .The basis of all their work is to develop productive, effective and professional relationships with young people to create opportunities for successful outcomes. The work is delivered in a variety of settings such as family homes, education settings and neutral venues. The work with young people is needs led, undertaking on-going assessment using the Early Help Assessment and Outcome Plan and employing a solution focused approach to their intervention.

Make a referral to the Youth Engagement Team | Swindon Borough Council

Main address

Reuben George Hall
Royston Road