The Young Lives Foundation

The Young Lives Foundation (YLF) is an award winning independent children’s charity in Kent, with expertise in Advocacy, Mentoring, Befriending and Activity Programmes

Our Vision: We want all young people to live in communities where they are heard, are safe and supported; with opportunities to thrive.

Our Mission: We aim to support young people to thrive through highly effective and accessible programmes where:

• Young people’s voices are heard and empowered
• Young people are supported by consistent adults through times of challenge and change
• Young people have opportunities and resources to be happy and thrive

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Volunteer today!

“Volunteering as a mentor is so rewarding knowing I’m making a positive change in a young person’s life.”

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Every young person deserves an equal opportunity for a brighter future. Donate today and make a difference.

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Paige Says

“YLF stood by me, always listen and because of them I have pride in myself and confidence to achieve.”

Could we help you?

Our Programmes

Find out how we help young people across Kent and the South East

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How You Can Help

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Volunteers can gain valuable skills and be part of the YLF team making a real difference to young people’s lives

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There are so many ways you can get involved at YLF. Fundraise at school, the office or with friends and make a difference today

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There are thousands of vulnerable children in need of support. Making a donation could change their lives

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Refer a young person

Make a referral today for one of our services to start receiving tailored support

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