About us Who we are Who we are Creative Youth Network is a registered charity based in Bristol, in the South West of England. We are youth workers, creative professionals, volunteers and campaigners. We help all young people to reach their potential and live fulfilling lives, by building secure, positive relationships with them based on the unique needs of each person. Our Trustees Our board of trustees is responsible for the overall control and strategic development of Creative Youth Network. All of our trustees are experts in their fields, with a passion for working with and for young people. They each volunteer their time to us, to ensure that we are doing everything we can to give young people from all backgrounds the opportunities they need to reach their potential. Our Impact Report and Accounts In 2016 we worked with 3437 young people – an increase of 11% from 2015. Many of these young people are marginalised: Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME), lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ), unemployed, not in education, suffering poor mental health, are in care (or are care leavers), are asylum seekers, refugees, or are disabled. 27% BAME 88 care leavers 74 asylum seekers 53 LGBT 262 young people not in education, employment or training 216 young people were part of our complimentary education programmes 2964 young people improved their mental and physical health, communication skills and relationships We helped each one of these young people to turn a corner towards a more stable life, by offering consistency, emotional support and specialist training, based on the unique needs of each person. Read our Impact Report 2015 Find out more about the different ways we work with young people thanks to your support.