Myplace Rotherham is an iconic youth centre in Rotherham based on an innovative social enterprise model. The centre was developed and is managed by the YMCA.
Who do we work with?
We work with young people as well as the local community. Our Mission is Helping Young People Build a Future.
What services are provided?
Myplace provides a wide range of activities for young people including dance, drama, music, art and youth clubs. In partnership with local providers, Myplace also hosts many daytime activities for adults including adult learning courses and ESOL.
Staff and Volunteers:
Mick Ogden, Centre Co-ordinator
Leiquita Allsopp, Receptionist/Admin Assistant
Nicola Harding, Reaching Communities Project Coordinator
Levi Allott, Reaching Communities Youth Worker (Level 2)
Vicky Hilton, Reaching Communities Youth Worker
Sarah Johnson, Reaching Communities Youth Worker
Peter Hurley, Casual Youth Worker
Rowan Greaves, Casual Youth Worker
Richard Hizam, Reaching Communities Youth Worker Volunteer
Beth Wilkins, Reaching Communities Youth Worker Volunteer
Cormac Fussey, Reaching Communities Youth Worker Volunteer
Emma Platts, Nicola Harding, Reaching Communities Youth Worker Volunteer
Tom Haywood, Casual Events Management
Katie Robson, Apprentice Community Arts Worker
Elizabeth Kabemba – Cleaner
Tom King, Volunteer Kitchen Assistant & Youth Worker
Andy & Amy – Volunteer Kitchen Assistants
Who are the funders?
The construction of the premises was funded by the Department for Education. The centre generates its own income through enterprise, partnership work and funding applications.
Who are the partner organisations?
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, CYPF Consortium, Voluntary Action Rotherham.