Statutory Guidance

Building together with young people.

Statutory Guidance

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The Department for Culture, Media and Sport issued in September new guidance to local authorities to improve young people’s wellbeing.

They note: “Over 85% of a young person’s waking hours are spent outside of school and formal
education. Recreational and educational leisure-time activities provided during those
hours can have a significant effect on young people’s development and well-being.

The guidance sets out the steps local authorities must take to meet the duty to ensure there is a sufficient offer for young people and that they have access to this offer and that it is safe.

Here at Sussex Youth CIC we are committed to supporting our partners, the voluntary sector and local authority to understand the needs of youth club and youth provision across Sussex.

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