BLGC is an innovative, dynamic and progressive children and young people’s charity based in Bolton. Our vision and mission is “to enable children and young people, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds, to live happier, healthier and positive lives by providing somewhere to go that’s safe and modern, something to do that is inspiring and engaging, and someone to talk to when they need it the most”.
Open seven days a week, 51 weeks of the year, we provide a vast array of opportunities to improve the lives of over 3,000 active members through high quality universal open access play, youth and sport provision and a range of bespoke targeted services working on a referral only basis. We operate across four sites, employ over 100 people and have the support and commitment of over 200 volunteers. Through centre based play and youth work, sport provision, arts and music programmes, dance, drama, multi-media and SEND programmes and projects which empower, inspire and build confidence and resilience.
We provide 1:1 support for children and families from Early Help to child protection, the Young Carers service, programmes for Looked after children, and programmes that tackle employability, homelessness, independent living for those 16plus through psycho & social support.
In addition, we have a range of mental health service including bereavement support, Safe Zones, THRIVE practitioners and work in schools providing 1:1 and group therapeutic support.
To find out more about supporting BLGC email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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