Awards Stories

Bruce Grove Youth Centre Youth Workers Win Award

Haringey Council Youth Workers from Bruce Grove Youth Centre were presented with an Education and Community (EDUCOM) Award by the Fountain Gate Chapel for their great contribution to the community. Bruce Grove Youth Centre currently provides young people with a safe and enjoyable environment in which they can engage in positive activities, learn new skills, receive support with emotional and social issues and be provided with information, advice and guidance on a variety issues such as careers and sexual health.

Bruce Grove Youth Centre attracts over 120 young people, providing activities such as Gymnastics, Music Technology, Cooking, Football and Kickboxing. They work with all young people enabling them to to stay positive. They were recognised for their work in the community, keeping young people off the street and ensuring that they have access to positive activities, sexual health services, healthy eating projects and help with education, employment and training.

Mark Cullen, Youth Worker – Haringey Council Says:

“The Bruce Grove Team are extremely grateful to Fountain Gate Chapel for recognising our hard work and dedication to the development of young people in the borough. We work extremely hard to ensure that we have a positive impact on as many young people as possible and support them to gain the necessary skills to make the transition from education into employment. We are also thankful for the volunteers, community groups, partner agencies and of course the young people who help us to make Bruce Grove the positive family environment which it has become”. –

Team PYN Haringey Says:

“We’re really happy that the Youth Workers at Bruce Grove Youth Centre have won an award. Many of us came from or still go to Bruce Grove Youth Centre and we have seen first hand the great work they do. We are also grateful for everything they have done for us, we realise that they have helped us individually with the personal and academic successes we have achieved in our lives. Well done and well deserved”.