ABOUT US

South Wight Area Youth Partnership (SWAY) is a Christian organisation setup on the south side in the Isle of Wight in Partnership with Brighstone Benefice and Niton Methodist Church.

"Giving Hope and Focus to the youth of South Wight."

CONTACT US

c/o The Exchange 

New Road 

Brightstone 

PO30 4QH

 Tel: 01983 741192

sway.exchange@mail.com

Charity Number- 1160139

Company Number- 09186090

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WHO ARE WE?

SWAY is a registered charity since 2014 that actively reaches out to young people across the South Wight from Whitwell to Brook. Supported by Parish Councils and local churches SWAY is faith-based but not faith biased.  We support a full time Youth Worker, a part time youth worker, 2 trainee Youth Workers and a part time Youth and Family Worker.

 

SWAY aims to give Hope and Focus to the youth of South Wight. We seek to do this through:-

  • Groups, special events, weekends, residentials, volunteering and the fostering of positive relationships and self esteem.

  • Opportunities for work experience with our social enterprise.

  • Support and mentoring to families through our Family worker. 

OUR VISION

Our aim is to give 'Hope and Focus' for the youth of South Wight. This encapsulates what we do and are as SWAY. We are passionate about getting young people together, giving them opportunities to grow, work, play and fulfil their potential.

 

We believe young peoples’ lives can be transformed regardless of their background or circumstances. Our desire is to meet young people where they are, accept them as they are, and to provide events and groups that will build up and on self-confidence, improve self-worth and empower them to discover their own potential.

SWAY Enterprise ltd

Our social enterprise will providing young people with work experience. Profits made by SWAY enterprise will go towards SWAY Youth and Families work to support their activities and events. SWAY enterprise will offers young people and local adults not in education, employment or training, first-hand experience of working in an island business around a national qualification called Passport4Independence(P4i)

YOUTH AND FAMILY WORK

The Youth and Family work provides support and guidance to families; offering practical help and emotional support to families experiencing short or long-term difficulties empowering them to address various challenges.