How we can help

Find Support


Are you going through a difficult time and would like to talk to someone who is understanding and listens to your problems? We provide young people with a safe, supportive, non-judgmental space to explore their feelings, their thinking and behaviours.

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Youth Work

From drop-ins and youth clubs, to outreach and detached work, 4YP provides safe places to be, positive things to do with someone that can be trusted. The 4YP Youth Team is ready to provide help and support… however the young person needs it.

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At School

4YP are passionate about engaging with as many young people as possible. Being part of the school environment means our counsellors and youth workers are more accessible and have a greater understanding of the young person’s environment.

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Your Stories

Who we are

About 4YP

4YP works with 7-25 year-olds at our town centre hub, in schools and out in the community.

Our vision is that all children and young people have

SOMEONE TRUSTED to connect and journey with.

In the last 12 months 4YP

counselling sessions (up 8% from 2022)
young people (up 28% from 2022)
have provided...
schools with counsellors

Get Involved


Whether you can give a few hours a week, a month, or just now and again, we would love to hear from you.

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4YP is a charity and we don’t charge young people to use our services. Which is why we need you!

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Work for us

4YP employs a small, friendly and dedicated team who are always looking to expand. Our latest vacancies can be found here…

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Latest News

4YP gets stamp of approval from local youth team

This weekend the Kesgrave Kestrels U12s will be sporting their brand new away shirts but instead...

Young people needed for photo research study

Researchers at the University of Sussex are looking for young people aged 14-17 with lived experience...

MAKE architects: the story so far

Young people from 4YP were given an incredible opportunity to work alongside MAKE architects to design...

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