Garston Grassendale Detached Youth Project or the GGDYP
The GGDYP are a team of detached youth workers who work wherever young people choose to be, that may be the local park, on the streets, a local cafe, a pool hall. We don’t ask you to come to us, we come to you...
Anyone aged 11-25 years old living in the L18 or L19 area of south Liverpool.
Contact MYA - 0151 702 0700
Or Brendan Burton on 0151 280 2666 or 07841145850
The Projects works across the Gartson-Grassendale area on the streets engaging young people and supporting them to do and achieve the things they want to do. The team are often on Garston Park most days of the week. They have a base at the Garston Urban Village Hall on Banks road.
- Liverpool City Council
- Speke-Garston Neighborhood Fund
- Young people apply for funding for their own projects with the support of the youth workers
- To get to know young people in the area
- To enable young people to have fun experiences in a safe environment
- To work with young people on issues that matter to young people
- To build meaning full relationships with young people
- To offer young people opportunities for participation and decision making
- To assist young people in reaching the every child matters outcomes
The number 80 bus stops right outside the Garston Village Hall, or we will come to you.
Watch out for the team out on the streets near you...
Monday 1pm – 2pm Schools Outreach ESLA Horrocks Ave Campus
Tuesday 1pm – 2pm Schools Outreach ESLA Heath Road Campus
Monday Eve – (5:30 – 9:30pm) Detached Garston Area
Wednesday – (5:30 – 9pm) Closed Group Go Girls project
Wednesday – (5:30 – 9:30pm) Detached Beechwood Gardens / Cressington
Thursday – (5:30 – 9:30pm) Detached Garston Park
Friday – (5 – 7pm) Skate Group Sessions Garston Urban Village Hall
Any young people wishing to engage in projects should contact the team direct or meet the youth workers while on detached.
"I have done voluntary work with the youth workers and I am now working as a paid youth worker. It has really helped my career" - Stephen Collins aged 19
"Yes, you get loads of fun things to do and lots of support if you need it. You also get certificates that help you when your looking for work."