Clubs for Young People (CYP) was established in 1940 as an independent, voluntary association of local youth clubs and youth organisations. Formerly known as The Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs of Northern Ireland, our mission is to support the personal and social development of children and young people and to promote good community relations and community development.
They are a registered charity and company, and an infrastructure organisation which delivers key support services and programmes to a network of over 160 youth clubs and youth organisations with a combined membership of 18,000 young people and volunteers. They deliver youth work projects and youth sports competitions and events which enable young people to gain a sense of success and accomplishment and each year they work directly with around 2000 young people. The aim to inspire young people and those who work on their behalf to be their best in the pursuit of shared goals and to make a real difference in their community. This is the purpose of Clubs for Young People – it’s what they aspire to achieve.
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