Young Peoples Health Project
People’s Health Project is a new and innovative health and lifestyle
project that aims to equip young people with the knowledge and skills
required to take positive steps for long-term well-being into adulthood.
The project will
provide training and support to young people who will be
recruited as peer
educators (known as Community Health Ambassadors). Ambassadors will
provide health and lifestyle advice and education to young people aged
between 16-25 in Athersley, New Lodge and Smithies.
The project covers a wide range of health-related issues that affect young
Diet and nutrition, including cooking
Stress, anger and conflict management
Equip young people with knowledge,
skills and awareness of health and lifestyle issues required to take
positive steps for long-term well-being into adulthood
Build upon social and personal
development as Community Health Ambassadors will gain numerous accredited
Allow young people to access
community-based support and guidance from specialist health organisations
that operate throughout the Borough in response to individual / group need
Why become a Community Health
Community Ambassadors will gain numerous
accredited qualifications: including: First Aid, Food Hygiene, Various
Opportunity to help improve the health
in sports coaching.
How do I become involved?
If you are aged between 16-25 and live in Athersley, New Lodge or Smithies
and are interested in becoming involved in the project please contact
Kathryn Hines 01226 283400/07855756794.