Inspiring, informing and improving life choices for young people. Help us support young people to realise their full potential.
New Choices for Youth [NCY] is an innovative East London charity, running a wide range of community projects relevant to the evolving needs of children and young people.
Established in Newham, NCY’s history and experience of working with vulnerable children and young people, their families in the community during challenging transitional periods spans many decades. This gives us the skills and know-how to help find solutions that work.
NCY’s staff and volunteers believe that nothing is impossible and work to address all issues associated with inner city deprivation that affect children and young people. Our services support children and young people in developing confidence and skills to find solutions that are right for them by reducing the barriers they face. Whether it’s accessing relevant schooling, training or employment, choosing to stay out of trouble, finding a safe place to live or socialise, helping them to live independently after leaving care or custody, or making informed decisions about themselves and the people they care for.
Our Values and Ethos..
- NCY believes that every young person is valuable and has the potential to achieve and contribute positively to their community and society as a whole.
- We believe in an holistic approach which works with and supports the whole person not just their presenting Issues
- We believe that young people can and should play a positive and active role within their local, national and international environment.
- We value respect, equality and diversity
- We value working in partnership with young people, families, organisations and communities
NCY will support the development of the whole person (physical, mental, emotional and spiritual) working within an equality framework. NCY does not believe that one size fits all and will endeavour to create flexible services and different approaches to meet individual needs. The equality framework within NCY enables young people to be treated with respect, not discriminated against or hindered because of lack of experience or difference from participating or accessing services or support.
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