UP in BCP

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About Organisation

UP in BCP is a service for children and young people provided by BCP Council.

UP has been formed to ensure that children and young people (aged 12-19 or up to 25 if they have a SEN or disability) in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole are supported and have the information, advice and guidance to make informed decisions. Whether it’s your future, things to do, health or finding your voice – we are here to help.

Whether it is the need for specific information or the need to talk to someone confidentially, UP is here for you!

Youth Access Points

UP in BCP currently operate three Youth Access Points across the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) area, offering extensive and diverse forms of support and guidance. UP in BCP’s Youth Access Points offer support with making positive life changes, helping you to identify realistic choices and move towards lasting results.

How can the Youth Access Points help you?

  • Support with training, learning, volunteering and work opportunities at your own pace
  • Enable you to fill in forms and look at education and employment opportunities
  • Introduce you to other services and agencies that may be able to help you
  • Empower you to know how to deal with challenges or difficulties related to your well-being, relationships or progression

The Youth Access Points offer:

  • Up to 6 individual meetings with a qualified advisor
  • Access to drop-in sessions at any of our three centres
  • Guidance on looking for work, training and learning opportunities
  • Free internet access to job search
  • Support with building and creating CVs and support with interview techniques
  • Access to counselling (16+)
  • Access to sexual health advice
  • Free condoms and chlamydia screening
  • Free citizen card
  • Help with benefits and filling in forms
  • Advice on housing options and signposting to relevant services
  • Referral to specialist services in substance misuse or emotional well-being support

Details of Youth Access Points:

NUMBER 18, Poole - Address: 18 Hill Street, Poole, BH15 1NR

SUSSED Kinson - Address: 1442A Wimborne Rd, Kinson, Bournemouth BH10 7AS

The 507 Boscombe - The Cotton Exchange, 507 Christchurch Rd, Bournemouth BH1 4AE

To contact any of UP’s Youth Access Points please call: 07880 480 602

For more information on Up in BCP's Youth Access Points please click here!

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UP in BCP
07880 480 602
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18 Hill Street
Poole, BH15 1NR
www.upinbcp.co.uk
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