Young people set to benefit from 140 new or refurbished youth centres thanks to latest funding round from the Government's Youth Investment Fund of £90 million.
In the Liverpool City Council area projects to benefit from funding are;
- Al Ghazali Multicultural Centre - £1,401,968.00
- Bronte Youth & Community Centre - £4,145,525.00
- Garston Adventure Playground Ltd - £1,370,696.00
- Netherley Youth & Community Initiative Ltd - £2,687,572.00
- Tiber Community Building - £3,578,949.00
Commenting Culture Secretary Lucy Frazer said:
"I want to see every young person have someone to talk to, something to do, and somewhere to go outside of the classroom, no matter where they are from, to help maximise their potential in life.
This next round of funding from the Youth Investment Fund will help nearly 20,000 more young people achieve this goal.
We have now committed to building or refurbishing over 220 projects in some of the country’s most underserved areas, creating more opportunities for young people to gain the skills needed to succeed in life and stopping them from falling through the cracks.”
The Youth Investment Fund has now allocated £250 million of its more than £300 million budget to services in areas of the country where need is high and provision is low. It will engage young people most in need, including those that might have otherwise been at risk of becoming involved in anti-social behaviour or falling out of education, training or employment.