Current Projects

Go-Getta CIC projects work within communities identified as areas of high deprivation, priority need and with high levels of youth-related anti-social behaviour.

Anstey Youth Cafe

Running since 2012, Anstey Youth Cafe attracts a membership of over 300 young people is held weekly on a Friday from 6.30pm-9.30pm. Aimed at children and young people aged 8-25 years, the youth club is split between two groups; 8-14 yrs and 15-19yrs (and up to 25 for those with learning needs). The majority of young people attending are from Anstey, with some from Beaumont Leys and Glenfield areas. The project aims to tackle youth-led anti-social behaviour through early intervention, education and positive activities including cooking, arts & crafts, games and sports.

Anstey Youth Cafe

Desire Youth Club

Run in partnership with Ashby Road Estates Community Association (ARECA), Desire is a weekly youth club led by ARECA and it’s youth leaders, and delivered with support from Go-Getta. Aimed at children aged 8-14yrs, Desire is held every Tuesday from 6.30pm - 8.30pm at The Hut, Old Ashby Road, Loughborough.

Desire Youth Club

Loughborough Youth Motivators (Detached youth work)

A street-based youth engagement service across Warwick Way, Thorpe Acre and Ashby Road estates in Loughborough, engaging young people on the streets in activities including sports and games, and diverting them to other activities in their local area to help them to deter them from trouble. Partnerships include WAGS, Leicestershire Police, Supporting Leicestershire Families, Charnwood Leisure Services and Charnwood Borough Council.

Loughborough Youth Motivators (Detached youth work)

Mindful Mentoring

A therapeutic project working with adults aged 18+ identified as experiencing difficulties around mental health, substance misuse or other additional needs. This project delivers 10 week Mindfulness courses across Coalville, Hinckley and Loughborough, whilst providing mentoring support to individuals to achieve personal goals. Partnerships include Turning Point, Supporting Leicestershire Families, Leicestershire County Council, Voluntary Action Leicestershire, Positive Minds, and local authorities.

Mindful Mentoring

Multi-Sports Programmes

Aimed at getting young people from the Belgrave and Coalville areas active and interested in Sports, these sessions are held weekly. Young people aged 14+ are welcome to come along and join in (no cost!) Various sports are played including Football, Basketball, Rounders, Cricket, Dodgeball etc as chosen by the young people. Belgrave sessions are held every Monday 4.30pm-6pm on Cossington Park. Details for the Coalville sessions to be announced.

Multi-Sports Programmes

Prevention and Intervention (Alternative Education)

Our alternative education offer focuses on equipping young people who have been excluded from mainstream education with the skills they need to reintegrate into society and lessen risks of social isolation. Utilising the concept of 'Mind & Body gym’, our provision offers young people therapeutic support through Mindfulness, CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-focused therapy and person-centred counselling alongside healthy cooking, sports and fitness. Sessions can also include spoken word, work with animals and arts. Our key aims through our provision are to support young people to develop confidence, resilience, improved ability to self-regulate difficult emotions and lessen behaviours that can further impact on their education and transition into adulthood.

Prevention and Intervention (Alternative Education)

Shelthorpe Youth Motivators (Detached Youth Work)

For all young people from Shelthorpe, Loughborough and neighbouring areas, sessions are held weekly on a Tuesday 4pm-6pm on the Farnham Road Green. Activities include team games, sports and general larking about(!), with the very serious aim of ensuring the young people from Shelthorpe are provided with access to Youth Workers and confidence and self-esteem building activities.

Shelthorpe Youth Motivators (Detached Youth Work)

Syston Youth Cafe

Established in 2014 in partnership with Syston Methodist Church, Syston Youth Cafe exists to provide the young people of Syston and its surrounding areas a safe and welcoming place to chill. Held weekly on a Friday from 6.30pm-9pm, the youth cafe is aimed at children and young people aged 10-19yrs. Activities include spoken word, table tennis, badminton, indoor football and cooking, and special visits from young people services giving advice around sexual health, drug & alcohol issues and personal safety.

Facebook - www.facebook.com/systonyouthcafe

Syston Youth Cafe

Words Over Weapons

Funded through the Home Office Anti-Knife Crime Community Fund, WOW is an innovative and creative project aimed at tackling knife culture amongst young people across Leicester and Leicestershire. Working across schools and young peoples services, WOW engages young people aged 11-19yrs in interactive, engaging and educational workshops and spoken word sessions exploring the impact, risks and consequences of carrying knives.

Twitter: - @wordsoverweapon
Instagram: - @wordsoverweapons
Email: wordsoverweapons@go-getta.org.uk

Words Over Weapons

Youth Engagement (1-2-1 specialised support)

A bespoke and tailored programme aimed at working with young people identified by services as 'at high risk' of or involved in criminality, substance misuse issues or experiencing particular emotional/social difficulties. Sessions include personal goal setting with young people and supporting them to achieve their aspirations. Support can include improving physical wellbeing and health, promoting more positive mental health and emotional wellbeing, reducing or abstaining from substance misuse, building confidence and communication skills, better managing or regulating difficult emotions etc. Referrals to this programme are made by Leicestershire Police, Youth Offending Service and Charnwood Borough Council.

Youth Engagement (1-2-1 specialised support)

On behalf of the communities Go-Getta CIC works in, we would like to extend a huge 'THANK YOU' to our funders, partners and supporters. Without your investment, input and support, we couldn’t make the difference we do.

Hit The Street
Leicestershire police
Loughborough Inclusion Partnership
Charnwood
Active Charnwood
Leicestershire Youth Offending Service
West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group
ARECA
Home Office
Leicestershire City Council
Fusion
Leicestershire Police Crime Commissioner
Charnwood Community Safety Partnership
Leicester-shire and Rutland Sport