Supporting
Young People

And Communities
Throughout Leicestershire

Established in...

2012 in Leicestershire, Go-Getta CIC supports young people to live healthier, happier, safer and more responsible lives.

We motivate...

young people to reach their potential and teach them to play their part in creating safer and more cohesive communities.

We believe...

that all young people should have access to opportunities where they can learn, feel safe and importantly, have fun.

Our Core Values

All of our work with young people is underpinned by our six core values:

Acceptance

We strive to support young people to build self-esteem by valuing and accepting them for who they are, and helping them to see that they are more than their mistakes or unhelpful choices

Nurturing

We encourage young people to explore, understand and manage their own feelings, and facilitate their understanding of the impact of their words and actions on others

Empathy

We pride ourselves on forming relationships built on openness and mutual respect and providing a safe place where young people feel they belong and can make a positive difference

Building Resilience

We endeavour to support young people to overcome obstacles and meet challenges, and to better cope with disappointments and set-backs

Hope And Belief

We believe that everyone deserves a chance to make changes for the better, have hope that they can change, and refuse to give up on young people

Realising Potential

We create an enabling environment where young people are given opportunities to try new things, learn about themselves and develop new skills

Our Approach

Go-Getta CIC achieves success through:

Employing staff who are positive role models, demonstrating to young people how to behave and make better or positive choices

Training and developing knowledgeable staff with an in-depth understanding and empathy for individual life experiences and their impacts

Relationship building based on voluntary engagement and going ‘the extra mile’ to provide opportunities to engage

Designing and delivering positive activities to build trust, unearth talents and ensure all are given opportunities to participate

Setting boundaries with young people and challenging behaviours that will be to their detriment

Using praise, encouragement, acknowledgement of skills, strengths and qualities to build self-esteem, self-belief, confidence, positive self-image and self-efficacy

Providing a responsive and flexible service which adapts and changes dependent on the need of our service users, and not solely to fulfil our own objectives

News

Peer Action Collective (PAC) Project launched!

There's an exciting new project coming to Leicester / Leicestershireto help tackle youth violence by putting young people with lived experience at its core!

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Understanding the need for Detached Youth Work during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond

The Covid-19 pandemic has driven a rise in mental health and emotional difficulties, social isolation and loneliness amongst young people. Now more than ever, when venue-based youth work activity is either unfeasible or limited to small numbers, detached and outreach youth work is needed in communities to engage young people and help reduce vulnerability. 

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Youth Wellbeing Project - outreach and virtual youth work across Leicestershire

It's been a challenging few months for the country and across our City and County due to the Covid-19 pandemic. With the closures of schools, youth clubs and several other services, Go-Getta CIC knew it was important to work with our partners to deliver outreach youth work and provide young people with helpful resources.

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