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YV Young Volunteering
Services and organisations that have the Local Offer flash have filled out inclusion information, meaning that they meet the needs of people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

YV is a project for 11 - 25 year olds in Cornwall who need a bit of extra help. Maybe they have mental health issues, SEN, LDD, or are young carers, children in care or care leavers, unemployed or possibly they are isolated and lonely and they could benefit from some supported volunteering to make them feel better about themselves.


Who to contact

Contact name
YV Team
Contact position
YV Team
01872 265307

Where to go


YV is available across Cornwall at a venue to suit you.

Other details


Referral required
Referral details

Referral forms are on our website: 

Please use the appropriate form for 1:1 or Group support.

One of the YV team will respond and arrange details with you.

Inclusion details

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How we make our service inclusive

Individual needs will be discussed as appropriate

Staff SEND experience

Volunteer Cornwall have run the VIVA Project for a number of years which supports people with disabilities, 16 and above, into volunteering. We are shortly to start a project working with Cornwall Council and the SCIP team in partnership with the Disabled Children's Therapy Service. 

How our service supports providers / schools / colleges

Volunteer Cornwall works very closely with providers, schools and colleges. We have delivered a range of projects in collaboration with these partners.

Support at key transition points

YV can support children, young people and families at key transition points such as KS4 to KS5, before the school holidays - especially the long summer break. In addition we can help with the move on from college/VI form and beyond.

Resolving disagreements, mediation and making complaints

Volunteer Cornwall has robust policies in place for resolving disagreements and there is a complaints procedure.

Last updated: 12/09/2018

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