Decision details

Future of Youth Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval of Bristol City Council's approach to the development of youth services within Bristol.


That Cabinet:

1.     Approved our approach to the development and grant funding of youth services within Bristol across the next 7 years.

2.     Approved the creation of a Career Coaching function as part of Post 16 Participation Team from June 2023.

3.     Authorised the Executive Director Children and Families to take all steps required:-

• to extend the current Targeted Youth Services contracts until 30th September 2023 at a cost of up to £440k for 4 months.

• Create the Career Coaching function at a cost of up to £200k per annum for 7 years.

• To agree grant terms and enter into grant agreements to award grants for youth services across the next 7 years at a total cost of £6m.


Publication date: 07/03/2023

Date of decision: 07/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 07/03/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/03/2023

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