South Shropshire Youth Network  



South Shropshire Youth Network is one of SSYF’s projects. The network offers peer support for individuals (paid/unpaid) and voluntary & community organisations working with young people. It’s about exchanging good practice, collaborating, joint funding bids, becoming stronger as organisations and more sustainable.

Membership is free & our services are free to network members.


We offer

  • Help finding suitable funding
  • Critical eye for funding applications
  • Help accessing training
  • Training sessions
  • Resource for setting up new open access youth groups
  • Help with commissioning Youth Work (NYA guide)
  • Newsletter sign up here
  • Network meetings
  • Joint volunteer recruitment drives
  • Youth Consultation
  • Youth Conference


Have a look at (links will go live in September)

  • Our latest impact graphic
  • Case study 1: Collaboration in Practice
  • Case study 2: New open access youth provision
  • Case study 3: The more you put in… the more you get out
  • Case study 4: Recruiting volunteers for youth activities
  • Case study 5: Town Council involvement



Contact Marinke Fontein, Infrastructure Support Officer on marinke.ssyf(at)


This project is funded by