The Chill Spot is open!

Watch this fantastic film showing our vision for the way we support young people in Great Yarmouth The Youth Invest Fund – Working together for young people in Great Yarmouth with MAP https://vimeo.com/251608514 Read more →

Know your Rights!

A Blog by MAP Youth Worker Danny Whitehouse “You have the right to free speech”, according to punk band, The Clash. Here at MAP, we are passionate advocates of social justice, young people’s rights, and young people’s voice, to influence and improve the society around them. We’re putting these beliefs into practice by delivering an exciting programme designed to build… Read more →

A Place to Eat is A Place to Vote

MAP has been chosen as one of John Lewis’s Community Matters charities from February to April so, depending on how customers vote with their green tokens, will get a share of a very welcome £3,000.     The Voting Box is located at the entrance to A Place to Eat – John Lewis’s café on the top floor of their Norwich store… Read more →

Notre Dame students walk the extra mile for MAP

Students from Notre Dame High School raised £1362 for MAP by taking part in a whole school sponsored walk in the autumn of 2017. Pictured is Will Mills, MAP Early Action Coordinator together with members of Notre Dame’s Student Council. Notre Dame is one of three Norwich schools where MAP delivers a programme of Early Action support, comprising group activities,… Read more →

Thank you to these seasonal fundraisers…

…Norwich Chamber Choir Viva Voce who once raised funds for MAP by donating the proceeds of their beautiful Candlelit Christmas Concert at St Peter Mancroft Church in Norwich just before Christmas.  MAP Patron Norman Lamb MP was guest speaker at the concert. …Staff at Norwich solicitors Hatch Brenner who, instead of doing Secret Santa this year donated to MAP. …All the people who… Read more →

Hatch Brenner launch #secretsantagiving for MAP

Norwich solicitors Hatch Brenner have launched their Christmas Appeal for 2017, with a creative Twitter campaign #secretsantagiving in support of MAP.  Instead of buying a Secret Santa gift for their colleagues, the firm are suggesting that staff donate the equivalent money to MAP. Caroline Billings, Hatch Brenner Partner and MAP Trustee commented: “Our staff were really keen to support MAP… Read more →

What does Brexit mean for Norwich’s Young People?

The impact of Brexit on young people will be debated next week (Friday 17th November) at a forum organised by Norwich YAB and featuring local MPs Chloe Smith and Clive Lewis. Discussions will include; how Brexit affects young people, what young people’s hopes are around Brexit and what they think should be prioritised in a Brexit deal. There will also… Read more →

Helping shape future mental healthcare

​MAP Therapeutic Services Manager Tonia Mihill joined national experts in young people’s mental health to share best practice and lead discussions about the future direction of youth services at a special event hosted by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT). The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) seminar took place at OPEN on Bank Plain in Norwich and attracted… Read more →