Why are the young people on the right celebrating? Because their money skills have just been recognised.
The team of Paige Sparrow, Ryan Gardener, Alex Mayhew and Shannon Mears from ACT in Bridgend in Wales ran a project on practical ways to cut spending, particularly on food, for themselves and other 16-18 year olds [...]
Two young men who were aimless and broke are now enthusiastic and committed trainee youth workers. They also have much-improved money skills. How? They used the services of an advice and counselling service which was helping pilot a peer education project.
Money is rarely the primary reason young people contact Youth Start, a confidential advice, [...]