Community Engagement

Community is at the heart of what we do here at N-Gage.  We love to see young people engaging with the people in their neighbourhoods and bringing positive change in all areas across the city. We believe that young people are valuable and incredible at bringing about change, so whether it’s through our street-based mobile youth centre or our community action programmes, we help young people to reach their full potential in their community.

  • Detached Youth Work

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    Catalyst is N-Gage’s detached youth work programme, launched in October 2011 in partnership with Manchester City Council and Greater Manchester Police. Catalyst offers a highly flexible and targeted approach towards anti-social behaviour, youth crime, disengagement and community disturbance. It is an early-intervention strategy that focuses on hard-to-reach young people by providing mobile youth services. Five… Read more »

  • Community Action


    Transforming Young People, Transforming Communities Day long activities centred around community action projects for which the young people are rewarded with trips or activities.  Many of the young people who take part in Transform have been involved with N-Gage’s school work.  The community projects support the work done in school and enable us to assess… Read more »

  • Activity Days for Groups


    Revolution activity weeks are a great opportunity to take young people out for a week of  day trips during the school holidays. The day trips open them up to a wide range of experiences: the seaside, activity centres, bowling, golf, laser questing. They also build them up as individuals, developing their confidence, their ability to… Read more »