The Children & Young People's Empowerment Project (Chilypep) works to involve young people age 8 - 25 in the policy and decision-making of services and organisations which affect them. They helped to influence for example the Sheffield Young Carer's Strategy and Sheffield Young People's Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Strategy.
They can provide one-off consultations and more long-term participation projects and campaigns, including peer education initiatives. They also provide advice, evaluation and assessment to organisations who wish to improve their services to be be more inclusive of young people.
Currently they are involved in the following projects & campaigns:
Support, Think, Act, Motivate, Participate (STAMP) is a group of young people aged 14 - 25 who promote the mental health & wellbeing of young people in Sheffield through campaigning and a Health Ambassador Programme where young people are trained with skills to deliver sessions on mental health to other young people. STAMP has also developed a Mental Health manifesto which you can view on their website.
They have produced some short films about young people's experiences of Crisis Support for Mental Health.
Working in partnership with young people affected by domestic violence to improve services
Improving services to young carers and ensuring they have a voice in planning & decision-making
Street: 11 Southey Hill
Postcode: S5 8BB