Category: charity, Award, Deafness Support Network, Youth Vibe, Cheshire, The Children’s and Young People Charity Award 2019, National Award, Deafness Awareness
A youth group for D/deaf people and their friends has been nominated for a national award.
Youth Vibe, which is run by Cheshire-based charity Deafness Support Network, has celebrated after being pitted against nationally renowned youth clubs and organisations in a bid to win The Children’s and Young People Charity Award 2019.
Hannah Nicoll, youth service manager said: “The shortlisting itself is a great stamp of recognition for us in promoting our work and the wider work of DSN at a national level. We are extremely proud of the whole team and of course, all our young people that make Youth Vibe what it is today.”
Youth Vibe hold weekly sessions for young people linked to deafness, they may be D/deaf or hearing impaired themselves, friends, siblings, or Children of Deaf Adults (CODA’s). They have groups in Northwich, Chester and Crewe and aim to promote inclusivity, independence, support and social activities for those who attend.
Youth Vibe will now go up against the likes of CLIC Sargeant, Hull and East Yorkshire Children’s University and Wigan Youth Zone, among others.
Despite the final decision being down to the judges which include representatives from Ofsted and Children England, and not a public vote, Hannah and the DSN team are confident Youth Vibe has made an impressive mark already.
“We are incredibly proud of what Youth Vibe has achieved with limited budgets and big imaginations," said Hannah. "This year alone we’ve taught the public how to sign, taken part in a swimathon to help another charity and some of our young people have achieved their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. The skies the limit for each and every member of Youth Vibe and we just hope their hard work and dedication is recognised in this fantastic award.”
VERCIDA works with over one hundred clients who are committed to creating an inclusive work
environment. If you are an employer and interested in working with VERCIDA to promote your
diversity and inclusion initiatives and attract the best candidates, please email
[email protected] for more information.
Did you know that users who have filled in their profile details are 42 times more likely to get matched with the right employer?
Help us find the best workplace for you by sharing more about yourself.
We will never disclose your information with others.
Making a difference for boys and men in our community
Martin Perry has worked at The Intellectual Property Office for 17 years and is currently supporting colleagues as a key member of our Facilities Management team. Martin recognised from a young age h...
Aviva Foundation: Best Corporate Foundation in the Business Charity Awards
The Aviva Foundation has been awarded Best Corporate Foundation in the Business Charity Awards!The Aviva Foundation was established to enable Aviva to make good use of its assets, for the public benef...
PA Housing has made the shortlist for some of the housing sector's most coveted awards not just once but four times!
For this year only the Housing Heroes Awards will take place side by side with the...