Street Soccer Scotland are one of the partners involved in the Young People Forward project. This videos highlights the positive impact that the organisation has had on Jordon over the last few years, using to improve his physical and mental wellbeing. Jordan is homeless and through attending football sessions, volunteering, providing one to walks and meals, SSS has supported Jordan throghout these difficult times ensuring he stays safe and providing a positive purpose for him each day.
Young People Forward project
The Young People Forward Project aims to use sport to improve the physical and mental health, self-efficacy and resilience of young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness across the North of England and Scotland.
6 Active Partnerships and Street Soccer Scotland are working directly with 570 young people and with 42 specialist community organisations to embed sport and physical activity sessions into their programmes. Additional support will also be given to help some of the young embark on a journey out of homelessness.
The London Marathon Charitable Trust awarded a £600,000 grant to Active Partnerships which was made possible from money donated by Virgin Money.
For more information on YPF click here