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Youth Genesis Trust

The Youth Genesis Trust (Ltd) works with young people in the community, mainly those who engage in risk taking behavior in areas such as young offending, relationships, health, substance misuse, employment, training and education. Using youth work tools and principles within a Christian ethos; we work with young people to enable them to make a positive transition into adulthood through a diverse range of projects and activities.

Utilising a learning culture, Youth Genesis works towards sustainability and community cohesion through recruiting, training and supporting volunteers in the local context to deliver work with young people.

The Youth Genesis Trust provides activities, support and a safe place to hang out for young people across the Bay.

In Brixham activities including The Place Youth Drop-in, The Zone Youth Nights, Detached (Street Based) Youth Work and 1st Brixham Boys Brigade.

Paignton Ripples youth Club for 11 - 19 year olds - which amongst other activities like sport and games play, has a resident clown to teach circus skills!!

Torquay has a youth drop in where young people have a safe place to hang out and access information and support.

Street Based is a detatched youth work project which is in all 3 towns, it engages young people on their own terms to provide support, information and accessing services plus a listening ear and how to start their own projects in the community.

See website for all the information.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Jonathan Oliverio
Contact Position
Youth Work Co-ordinator
01803 853794

Where to go

4, New Road

Other Details


Age Ranges
11-24 years