About the YES Project

Who we help

The YES Project is for young people living in Leicester and Leicestershire aged 15-24 who currently aren’t in any type of paid work, training or education – facing barriers such as serious mental health illness, low self-esteem, disabilities, being in care, and language and cultural barriers.

Who we are

the YES team a partnership of seven youth organisations and charities, offering one-on-one support to every participant on the Project.

What we offer

The support offered by the YES Project is adapted to meet the participants individual needs. Across the partnership we offer the following to young people furthest away from the labour market to enable them to find work, move into a job search or further education.

  • education qualifications
  • work placements
  • employment skills
  • mentoring
  • Career and CV support
  • personal development
  • team building
  • skills training
  • specialist one-to-one intensive support

Information and refer

For more information please get in touch via the contact form or refer a young person here.

Alternatively the YES Project team is available Monday-Friday 9.00-4.30pm on 0116 257 4973

The YES project is joint funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund, delivered and managed by Voluntary Action LeicesterShire.