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Summer Holiday Art Wellbeing Group
Summer Holiday Art Wellbeing Group
SBT news
Young Somerset’s Wellbeing Team are running a free Art Wellbeing Group for young people (school years 5-9) during the summer holidays. Have fun and get creative at our free Wellbeing...
Mural Painting at Paddington Farm
Mural Painting at Paddington Farm
SBT news
First Community Consultation – Children’s World Mural at Paddington Farm, with artist Mark Noble MONDAY, 18 JULY 2022 FROM 16:30-18:30 We are proud to announce that our Youth Committee are...
Bibic Drop in Day
Bibic Drop in Day
SBT news
It will be a fun filled family day with lots of activities to book in advance and more! 23rd July 10am – 4pm  Activities include: Talk to a therapist (45 mins)...
Tuning in to Kids – Emotionally Intelligent Parenting for Teens
Tuning in to Kids - Emotionally Intelligent Parenting for Teens
SBT news
Tuning in to Kids Emotionally Intelligent Parenting for Teens A FREE 2 day parenting program for parents of young people aged 12 and above. Brought to you by Children’s World...
‘Tuning in to Kids’ – Free Family Workshop
‘Tuning in to Kids’ - Free Family Workshop
SBT news
‘Tuning in to Kids’  – Free Family Workshop Join us for Fun Interactive Activities for all ages. Help your Children and Young People learn about their emotions and how to...
Tuning into Kids – Emotionally Intelligent Parenting for Children
Tuning into Kids - Emotionally Intelligent Parenting for Children
SBT news
Tuning into Kids Emotionally Intelligent Parenting A FREE 2 day parenting program for parents of aged 0 -12 children. Brought to you by Children’s World Charity Would you like to...
Support Groups for young people at Mind
Support Groups for young people at Mind
SBT news
Youth Matters – Youngers Peer Support Group – 11-17 year olds Come along to our supportive peer support groups where you can chat with your peers, learn life skills as...
Join the SCC Team: Clinical Services Co-ordinator
Join the SCC Team: Clinical Services Co-ordinator
SBT news
Clinical Services Co-ordinator (Domestic Abuse Contract) At Somerset Counselling Centre we have been awarded both the privilege and responsibility to therapeutically support adults who have experienced domestic abuse. This is...
Family Support & Sign Posting Drop In – Children’s World
Family Support & Sign Posting Drop In - Children's World
SBT news
For all family members, carers and young people! Would you like a listening ear and somewhere to go for next steps, signposting for social, educational or health care support? Let...
Tuning in to Kids – Emotionally Intelligent Parenting
Tuning in to Kids - Emotionally Intelligent Parenting
SBT news
A FREE 2 day parenting program for parents of children aged 0 -12. Brought to you by Children’s World   Would you like to learn how to: • be better...
Free Art Therapy – Somerset Counselling Centre
Free Art Therapy - Somerset Counselling Centre
SBT news
Free Art therapy course and short-term counselling opportunity for young people aged 16+ in the Taunton and Wellington area with Somerset Counselling Centre.  All Courses are for 6 weeks each...
The Big Frome Youth Event + Silent Disco!
The Big Frome Youth Event + Silent Disco!
SBT news
Young Somerset have been funded by Frome Town Council to deliver a number of youth events for young people in Frome. This is our final celebration event to be held...
Children’s Mental Health Week
Children's Mental Health Week
SBT news
Children’s Mental Health Week: 7-13 Feb 2022 The theme of this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week is Growing Together. Human beings change and grow – we do it all the time and...
Half-Term Fun with Children’s World!
Half-Term Fun with Children's World!
SBT news
We’re pleased to announce 3 days of activities and shows for children and families in Glastonbury and the local area. We’re especially pleased to include a day specifically for families...
Exciting Opportunity – Become a Trustee for Young Somerset!
Exciting Opportunity - Become a Trustee for Young Somerset!
SBT news
Are you ‘Board’? Are you looking to do something rewarding, important and fun? Do you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of young people in Somerset?...
Specialist EMDR Training Coming to Somerset!
Specialist EMDR Training Coming to Somerset!
SBT news
We are delighted at Somerset Counselling Centre to be recognised for our Continuous Professional Development and training for counsellors and allied health professionals. We are hosting an EMDR training in...
Children’s World Family Festival 2022
Children's World Family Festival 2022
SBT news
Children’s World has received a grant from the National Lottery Awards for All to part fund the 2022 Family Festival ! SAVE THE DATE: 6th & 7th August at Paddington...
Free Art Therapy – Somerset Counselling Centre
Free Art Therapy - Somerset Counselling Centre
SBT news
Free Art therapy course and short-term counselling opportunity for young people aged 16+ in the Taunton and Wellington area with Somerset Counselling Centre.  All Courses are for 6 weeks each...
Youth Worker Vacancy – The Space, Cheddar
Youth Worker Vacancy - The Space, Cheddar
SBT news
Are you looking to get more involved with your local community? Do you enjoy working with young people and children? Are you passionate about building children and young peoples’ awareness...
The Introtweet Way
The Introtweet Way
SBT news
At Introtweet LTD we are pledging to deliver free Social Media Training to those who need it most, in partnership with a number of fantastic charities across the South West...
Healthwatch – Young Listeners Project Report
Healthwatch - Young Listeners Project Report
Covid 19, SBT news
Sharing young people’s feedback to improve the health and social care services they use. Read the report here>>
Citizens Advice are recruiting a Content Creator!
Citizens Advice are recruiting a Content Creator!
SBT news
Citizens Advice are recruiting for a social media Content Creator!   Content Creator 7.5-10 hours £22,000 pro rata – Fixed term until 31/3/2022 Office Location Taunton with potential for some...
We’re Recruiting a SBT Project Officer!
We're Recruiting a SBT Project Officer!
SBT news
Young Somerset has a vision of a Somerset where young people feel a sense of belonging, a desire to contribute to their communities and have a future that is not limited...
We want to hear your views on health and social care services in Somerset
SBT news
Take the survey here: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/hws-yl/
Virtual Hub – Bullying
Virtual Hub - Bullying
Virtual Hubs
In today’s hub we explored what bullying is, some common myths and how to get support with bullying and the importance of talking with someone you trust if you can,...
Virtual Hub – Friendships
Virtual Hub - Friendships
Virtual Hubs
Hub for young people:   Hub for parents/guardians  
Virtual Hub – Anxiety
Virtual Hub - Anxiety
Virtual Hubs
What is Anxiety? How to cope with anxiety? Supporting young people with Anxiety – Hub for parents/guardians
Virtual Hub – Social Anxiety
Virtual Hub - Social Anxiety
Virtual Hubs
What is Social Anxiety?   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by YS Wellbeing (@yswellbeing) Tips for dealing with Social Anxiety    
Virtual Hub – Depression & Anxiety
Virtual Hub - Depression & Anxiety
Virtual Hubs
Hub for Parents/Guardians – Join Ben and Ruth talking about supporting your young person with Depression and Anxiety.
Virtual Hub – Social Media & Online Safety
Virtual Hub - Social Media & Online Safety
Virtual Hubs
Social Media Hub Online Safety Hub (for parents/guardians)
Virtual Hub – What is Low Mood?
Virtual Hub - What is Low Mood?
Virtual Hubs
  Tune in to learn about low mood with Jordan and Heidi!
Virtual Hub – Sleep
Virtual Hub - Sleep
Virtual Hubs
Join Ed and Sam who are looking at sleep – why is it important, how much do we need, what are some of the problems people have and what are...
Virtual Hub – Relaxation & Mindfulness
Virtual Hub - Relaxation & Mindfulness
Virtual Hubs
Relaxation & Mindfulness Hub   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by YS Wellbeing (@yswellbeing) Supporting young people with mindfulness and relaxation
Virtual Hubs – How to cope with Stress
Virtual Hubs - How to cope with Stress
Virtual Hubs
Hub for Young People:   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by YS Wellbeing (@yswellbeing) Hub for Parents/Guardians:
Virtual Hubs – Bereavment & Grief
Virtual Hubs - Bereavment & Grief
Virtual Hubs
Hub for Parents/Guardians: Hub for Young People   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by YS Wellbeing (@yswellbeing)
Virtual Hubs – Body Image
Virtual Hubs - Body Image
Virtual Hubs
Tune in to hear from Lucy and Rebecca about all things body image! View this post on Instagram A post shared by YS Wellbeing (@yswellbeing)
Virtual Hubs – Exercise & Wellbeing
Virtual Hubs - Exercise & Wellbeing
Virtual Hubs
In this weeks parent hub, wellbeing practitioners Lucy and Rebecca, talk about the impact of exercise on children’s wellbeing, how to support your child in exercising, and the benefits of...
Virtual Hubs – Healthy Relationships
Virtual Hubs - Healthy Relationships
Virtual Hubs
Hub Buddy Pheebs and Wellbeing Practitioner Emily talk about unhealthy and healthy relationships.
Creative Community Project
Creative Community Project
SBT news
Children’s World Charity: Our Creative Community Project is offering an exciting opportunity for young people (aged 13 – 19) to take part in the creation and production of a Multimedia Performance! This...
Are you passionate about the planet?
Are you passionate about the planet?
SBT news
Somerset Wildlife Trust and Stacked Wonky Academy (drama group based in Porlock) are on the look-out for 24 young people aged 6 to 18 in West Somerset to create a...
In The Mix Project are Recruiting!
In The Mix Project are Recruiting!
SBT news
In The Mix Project are always looking for like-minded people to join their organisation and support them help children and young people. If you think you have something to offer...
Creative Community 3 min survey!
Creative Community 3 min survey!
SBT news
Our 2nd Children’s World Creative Community 3 min survey with added PRIZE DRAW! Our Somerset community has told us that they would love to take part in, and help with,...
Free Maths and English 1:1 Tuition!
Free Maths and English 1:1 Tuition!
SBT news
The Rendezvous Youth Services charity has set up its very own base in Yeovil with its unique Learning Project offering local 16 – 25 year olds free Maths and English...
SBT Festival – Book your tickets!
SBT Festival - Book your tickets!
SBT news
We’re excited to announce that we’ll be hosting a Somerset Big Tent festival! Book your place now! Book for professionals here
SBT News
Inclusion Inquiry - Have Your Say!
SBT news
What is the Inclusion Inquiry and how can you have your say? Watch this short video to find out: https://youtu.be/ZNw0m8cgPbM Somerset County Council and NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group are...
Free Online Wellbeing Workshops
Free Online Wellbeing Workshops
Covid 19, SBT news
Looking After Your Family’s Wellbeing in Lockdown In partnership with Somerset Skills & Learning, Young Somerset are hosting a series of free online workshops to give families the right tools...
Children’s Mental Health Week
Children's Mental Health Week
Children’s Mental Health Week 2021 – Express Yourself From 1-7 February 2021 schools, youth groups, organisations and individuals across the UK will take part in Children’s Mental Health Week. This...
Mental Health Support For Young People over Christmas
Mental Health Support For Young People over Christmas
Covid 19, SBT news
Christmas is a period when your mental health might be affected by everything that’s going on. It’s a time of year that often puts extra pressure on us, and it can...
The Future of Mental Health? | Haleem Clift
The Future of Mental Health? | Haleem Clift
SBT news
Having previously struggled with his own mental health, 19-year-old actor and campaigner Haleem Clift turned his life around and is now looking at an exciting career in film and television....
Wellbeing Workshop – How to make physical activity fun for the whole family
Wellbeing Workshop - How to make physical activity fun for the whole family
How to make physical activity fun for the whole family – Young Somerset This free online workshop looks at the importance of exercise, explores the barriers to being more active,...
Wellbeing Workshop –  What Do Young People Need to be Emotionally Healthy?
Wellbeing Workshop - What Do Young People Need to be Emotionally Healthy?
What Do Young People Need to be Emotionally Healthy? – Young Somerset This free online workshop, hosted by Young Somerset, looks at how you can help your child to build...
Wellbeing Workshop – Looking after your family’s health
Wellbeing Workshop - Looking after your family's health
Looking after Your Family’s Health – The 7 Pillars – Young Somerset This free online workshop is the first of four sessions, hosted by Young Somerset. The course will provide...
Young Somerset Wellbeing Hubs
Young Somerset Wellbeing Hubs
Young Somerset’s Wellbeing Hubs hubs are now the new and only way for children and young people, and their parents/ guardians to access their Wellbeing Service, as we are no...
Somerset Big Tent Website Launch!
Somerset Big Tent Website Launch!
SBT news
If you’d like to find out more about Somerset Big Tent and how to use this website, come along to our launch!  Young Somerset are hosting a range of events...
Mental Health Life Hacks
Mental Health Life Hacks
SBT news
A group of young people have come together to write and design a book of mental health life hacks to support other young people. ‘We’re a group of young people...
24/7 Mental Health Helpline
24/7 Mental Health Helpline
Covid 19
Mental Health Helpline is available 24/7 to support Somerset communities: 01823 276892 At this time of uncertainty and ongoing challenges to our daily lives, we recognise the importance of keeping...

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