YSS delivers volunteer mentor training

Last month YSS delivered a two-day training course to participants interested in joining the charity as a volunteer.Read more

Eggs-travagant Easter donation

Local recruitment agency, Randstad Business Support Worcester, recently made an eggs-tra special Easter delivery to YSS Worcestershire Young Carers, donating 50 chocolate Easter eggs.Read more

NAO publishes Transforming Rehabilitation report

The National Audit Office (NAO) has recently  (February) published its report into the implementation of the government's Transforming Rehabilitation programme.Read more

Senior Women in Policing conference celebrates International Women’s Day

Lorraine Preece, Chief Executive at YSS (Your Support Service), an independent charity with more than 30 years of experience in supporting some of the most marginalised people in society across Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, is today attending the Senior Women in Policing 2019 conference, held in Birmingham.Read more

YSS joins national network of organisations supporting homeless young people

YSS recently became a member of Centrepoint Partnering, a national network of organisations working together to support homeless young people.Read more

YSS marks Young Carers Awareness Day

To mark Young Carers Awareness Day, which took place on Thursday 31 January, YSS keyworkers took part in a range of activities to raise awareness of Worcestershire Young Carers, a service delivered by independent charity YSS (Your Support  Service) that supports more than 450 young carers in the county every year.Read more

New social action programme launches

A new programme targeted at supporting young people to get involved in social action has launched at YSS (Your Support Service).Read more

YSS holds interactive volunteer mentor training course

Staff at YSS recently held a two day interactive volunteer mentor and induction training course, to support volunteers in their roles with the charity.Read more

Droitwich Lions Club supports young carers in Worcestershire

Kind-hearted club and regular supporters of YSS (Your Support Service), Droitwich Lions, recently donated more than £100 to support young carers in Worcestershire.Read more

Local group raises tuneful amount this Christmas

Redditch Recorder group has raised more than £200 to support young carers in Worcestershire, by playing Christmas carols to passers-by at Sainsburys.Read more

Free life-saving ‘Staying Safe’ website launches

4 Mental Health, an organisation delivering mental health and wellbeing training courses, recently launched a ‘Staying Safe’ website, offering free resources for anyone distressed, thinking about suicide or worried about someone they care about.Read more

YSS Chief Executive to step down

Lorraine Preece, YSS Chief Executive Officer, is stepping down from her role after 16 years working with the organisation.Read more

Local club dances its way to fundraising success

A local line dancing club in Worcester, Route 38, recently donated a whopping £2,500 to YSS  Worcestershire Young Carers, following a day of dancing!Read more

YSS announces new Chair of Trustees

YSS (Your Support Service) is pleased to announce that David Chantler has recently become the new Chair of Trustees for the charity.Read more

Bewdley Rotary Club supports young carers

The Rotary Club of Bewdley recently donated £300 to support young carers in Worcestershire.Read more

YSS volunteers support IPP conference

The IPP (Imprisonment for Public Protection) Conference took place on Tuesday 16 October at HMP Hewell, organised by the Worcester Criminal Justice Affairs Justice Group (CJAG) and was supported by several YSS (Your Support Service) volunteers.Read more

Running club supports young carers for third year

Worcester running club, The Black Pear Joggers, has once again supported Worcestershire Young Carers by donating a whopping £1,747 to independent charity YSS (Your Support Service).Read more

Former young carer raises over one thousand pounds for others like her

Serena Ford, a 25 year old from Redditch, raised a whopping £1,347 by running the Birmingham Half Marathon (in the pouring rain!) in aid of YSS (Your Support Service) Worcestershire Young Carers.Read more

YSS Annual Staff Conference

Yesterday, 16 October 2018, saw the return of YSS’ annual staff conference, which was held at the Wyre Forest Country Park in Bewdley.Read more

Free conference for young people in Herefordshire

A conference organised and constructed by a partnership between young people and partners of No Wrong Door is giving young people in Herefordshire the opportunity to explore the nature of identity and have their voices heard by local decision makers.Read more

Summer activities give young people a confidence boost

A group of young people receiving support from West Mercia charity YSS (Your Support Service) have been busy throughout the summer taking part in a variety of activities.Read more