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Building Confidence Through Youth Work - Skills & Enterprise


We are Motiv8, a local youth charity who help support vulnerable young people between the ages of 9 - 19 years.

Over the last 2 years we have seen a 60% increase in the numbers of young people needing our support with complex and multiple worries. Over 90% of our 9 - 19 years olds are experiencing crippling anxiety, loneliness and personal safety.

It is our on-going mission to provide and supply the following services to help support vulnerable young people:

  • Youth hubs and safe spaces
  • One-to-one mentoring to improve mental health
  • Career, skills and life opportunities through our skills and enterprise workshops
  • Detached street safety and community reach
  • Skills & enterprise workshops that lead to career and educational life chances, and
  • Free seasonal activities during the Summer and Winter months
  • Family support

‘At the beginning, things were rocky. I was struggling with my mental health, emotions and many other things. These sessions helped me overcome these challenges and things started to improve.’ — (Motiv8 Young Person) Ben, Aged 15.

Motiv8 operates in small towns & cities along the south coast in Gosport, Fareham, Portsmouth and Havant. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected] or call us on 02392832727