We are hiring!

Caretaker/General Maintenance person needed in Thatcham. Part-time, 15 hours per week £11 per hour (£22,880 pro-rata) We are looking for an enthusiastic, kind and capable caretaker/maintenance person to look after our three houses and be part of our wonderful team. To...

Our charity used as an example of ‘best practice’ by an independent review of children’s social care

The 'once in a generation' report calls for significant changes to the care system and warns that tens of thousands more children could end up in care without radical changes to child protection. The entire report can be found here (Young People and Children First can...

The Real Life Story of a Young Carer

Today is Young Carers Action Day, and our charity, Young People and Children First, is proud to be providing a home and support to Robyn, one of these remarkable young people. Robyn* has kindly shared her story with us. She talks of her experience as a young carerand...

March 2022 Newsletter

YPACF SPRING NEWSLETTER Spring has sprung and we have lots to tell you in our March Newsletter.  There is so much going on and so many things to look forward to. Our young people are busy working, studying and looking forward to beating staff at the Paint Balling day...

Fun Run Sunday 27th February 2022

YPACF Fun Run/Walk: Sunday 27th Feb 2022 We had our charity’s first ever fun run on Sunday 17th February. A huge thank you to everyone that participated and to our volunteers. We couldn’t have wished for more enthusiastic participants nor better weather. We enjoyed...

Summer Newsletter 2021

We are all well at YPACF and enjoying the summer ..... where has the sun gone? Please enjoy our Summer Newsletter where you will get all the gossip from the charity and our young people, events and plans for the future. Download the full newsletter click  HERE:

Nationwide: Helping us Grow

Nationwide: Helping us Grow We are excited to confirm Nationwide have given YPACF a substantial grant so we can open another housing project this summer! Through their generosity, we can fully furnish a three bedroom house, put in all the safety requirements needed...

Winter Newsletter 2021

I am delighted to report we are all well at YPACF and busier than ever.  The last six months have flown by as we  have continued to provide daily, face to face support to our young residents. Please enjoy our Winter Newsletter where you will get updates on our...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! YPACF would like to thank all our supporters for being there for us throughout 2020.  We, and our young people have achieved so much, with your help.  We are truly grateful. December was a great month for us with a very successful Double Match Day.  We...

YPACF confirmed Double Match Day Charity!

Young People and Children First are thrilled to be part of Greenham Trust's Double Match Day on 11th December.  We are one of ten charities who need to raise £5,000 in 24 hours (on 11th Dec) and this will then be 'double matched' to become £15,000 by the generosity of...

Nationwide: Helping us Grow

Nationwide: Helping us Grow We are excited to confirm Nationwide have given YPACF a substantial grant so we can open another housing project this summer! Through their generosity, we can fully furnish a three bedroom house, put in all the safety requirements needed...

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Winter Newsletter 2021

I am delighted to report we are all well at YPACF and busier than ever.  The last six months have flown by as we  have continued to provide daily, face to face support to our young residents. Please enjoy our Winter Newsletter where you will get updates on our...

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! YPACF would like to thank all our supporters for being there for us throughout 2020.  We, and our young people have achieved so much, with your help.  We are truly grateful. December was a great month for us with a very successful Double Match Day.  We...

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YPACF confirmed Double Match Day Charity!

Young People and Children First are thrilled to be part of Greenham Trust's Double Match Day on 11th December.  We are one of ten charities who need to raise £5,000 in 24 hours (on 11th Dec) and this will then be 'double matched' to become £15,000 by the generosity of...

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YPACF goes camping

In September, we had a fantastic trip when we took our Young People to Devon. We spent a few days at The Red House Farm on the Jurassic Coast, for a spot of ‘camping in style’.

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