YouthFed are to work in partnership with St.Helens R.F.C. with the delivery of the Youth Investment Fund.
It is a joint investment part-funded by Department for Digital, Culture Media and Sport and the Big Lottery Fund.
Saints welcomed YouthFed to launch their 4REAL programme at the match against Widnes Vikings at the beginning of July with support from the young people who will benefit from it.
It aims to provide activities to develop skills, improve their wellbeing and promote engagement with their communities.
Sharon Vaughan, Project Coordinator for the 4REAL programme said: “YouthFed are delighted to be partnering with Saints and are looking forward to hearing about the impact the programme has on the young people.”
Commenting on the partnership, Saints’ Coaching and Education Manager, Craig Richards, added: “We look forward to working in partnership with YouthFed to support our young people aged 11 to 15 in the town.
“We will be working with them to develop crucial life skills through sport, such as leadership, team work and emotional intelligence.”
For more information on the 4REAL project please visit www.youthfed.org.uk. To be a part of any future 4REAL programmes contact firstname.lastname@example.org