It is Youth Work Week here in Wales and what better time to look back on achievements and celebrate the contribution of Youth Work to young people and Welsh communities?

Why not go one step further and put in a nomination for the Youth Work Excellence Awards!?

The Youth Work Excellence Awards are an opportunity to recognise and celebrate outstanding youth work projects, youth workers and those involved in youth work across Wales.

Youth work provides and facilitates an environment within which young people can relax, have fun, and feel secure, supported and valued. Through non-formal and informal educational opportunities and experiences, youth work approaches challenge young people to enhance their life chances.

The deadline for nominations for this year’s Awards has been extended to the 8th of July;