December 14, 2017

Support for YP during MYA’s Christmas shutdown

Merseyside Youth Association will be closed from 1pm on the 20th December 2017 until 8am on the 2nd January 2018. If you need support during this time, please see below for a list of services that may be of use; Emergency Contact Details Crisis If you are feeling suicidal or at risk you can ring… Continue Reading…
November 24, 2017

MYA Champions

After the excitement of achieving Gold standard Investor In People Award, MYA is pleased to announce it’s success in an even more prestigious event. Pitting their wits against lawyers, legal secretaries and the like, Tom Radcliffe, Brian McCann, David Dowling, Sian  Hughes and Kathryn McGeehan won the Morecrofts Pub Quiz 2017. Proving  that Youth workers are… Continue Reading…
November 14, 2017

MYA Achieves Investors In People Gold Award

MYA is pleased to announce that our IIP Assessors have called today to inform us that we have been awarded: This places us in the top 2% of all assessed organisations! They said they were really impressed by the consistency of responses they heard and that we had a very strong value base as an… Continue Reading…
July 12, 2017

MYA Achieves ISO:9001 Accreditation

MYA is pleased to announce it has been awarded BS EN ISO 9001:2015 against it’s Quality Management System in generic, targets and specialist youth work. We would like to thank all our staff for making this achievement possible.    
March 29, 2017

Noise young artists rock the Arts Club

This Thursday night (March 30th) sees MYA’s Noise team take over one of Liverpool’s top music venues as part of Youth Music’s national Give A Gig Week.  The event at Seel Street’s Arts Club will showcase the best new talent coming through the project, including Liverpool grime star C-Two, contemporary English blues band Filthy Janes, and Bootle-based singer-songwriter Charlotte Jones. Headliner C-Two has recently had… Continue Reading…
January 6, 2017

Make a Noise for 2017

Phil, Garth and Joe would like to wish all our young musicians a Happy New Year 2017. Sessions are back on in full effect from Tuesday 10th including Turn On Tune Up, one-to-one tuition and Wednesday music sessions at SPACE. Garth says: “2016 was a great year for Noise with too many highlights to mention…. Continue Reading…
October 13, 2016

Noise young musicians quiz comeback king Craig David

MYA’s Noise project gave nine aspiring musicians the chance of a lifetime this week to meet pop comeback king Craig David. Sworn to strictest secrecy, the team were approached by BBC 1xtra producers with news of an exclusive opportunity to quiz the Rewind star, as part of their nationwide outreach programme. Staff swung swiftly into… Continue Reading…
January 19, 2016

Calling Grassroots Football People!

MYA Football Grounds Team are looking for your feedback. Please click the link – Take the Survey and tell MYA about your experiences of Jeffrey Humble, Heron Eccles & Simpson grounds. So far we have had a great response with 80% telling us that our pitches compare good or very good to other grassroots pitches. Some… Continue Reading…
December 14, 2015

Talent Match Youth Foodbank coverage goes national!

Further to our food bank launch two weeks ago and an article in the Liverpool Echo (see previous news post to read this again), the food bank and young people it supports has been featured in the Guardian newspaper and then on ITV’s This Morning programme!   This media coverage has highlighted the plight of… Continue Reading…
December 7, 2015

Talent Match Youth Food Bank Launched!

Talent Match have been supported by the Mayors Hope Fund and Fare Share to set up a food bank specifically for young people aged 18-25. The food bank is open from 1-3pm every Wednesday afternoon and young people do not need a referral from any other agency. All that is required is that they turn… Continue Reading…