We are a voluntary organisation who delivers awareness to youth establishments across Tees Side.As you will read on our awareness team pages we are professionally trained people and also victims of crime. Our aims are to deliver our issues of awareness in a constructive manner to highlight the dangers in our society to our youths. The issues we deliver are also on our awareness pages we cover most issues that can have some affect on our youths in some way. To date we have reached approx 9000 youths and work consistantly on a daily basis.We work with any organisation who requests our awareness and are in full control of the programmes we deliver, we work with and are linked to our regional Crime Stoppers. We do regular awareness at attendence centres in Middlesbrough and Durham, schools, E2E, universitys, youth clubs, collages challenging and mainstream youths. We have had requests from other youth establishments in other regions.We are an independant team with a strong commitee we meet monthly to determine our programme.

We are linked and work with the regional Crime Stoppers and do regular awareness campaigns 2 of the team are on the crime Stoppers board. We also organise events to raise money for Charity Ron Gordon (chair of its your life) is also the chair of the free from pain charity.These events and forth coming events can be seen on our events page.

The "Last Flower" a song written for victims of crime composed by Alan Pettifer. Take a look at the "Last Flower page and watch the DVD.

We are Linked with the Canadian "International walk for Justice"

                                               ITS YOUR LIFE AWARENESS TEAM.

Its your life awareness team was founded in 2009 it has been up and running for 5 years now, we are voluntary. We have taken our awareness across Tees-side & Durham, some of the places we have visited are:

Schools primary/secondary, youth clubs, Secos, E2E youths, attendance centres, MBC, challenging/mainstream youths, academys, universities and outreach.

Our team are all volunteers/we are a none profit making organisation our awareness sessions are totally free. We all have the appropriate qualifications to work with youths each of the team cover issues within their field of training and experience. We also work along with other services and are linked to Cleveland Crimestoppers 2 members of the team are on crimestoppers board/we work with Teesside youth service and have also worked with Preston youth service.

We are all victims of crime we will talk about our experience if appropriate mainly we cover a vast amount of issues that can be a danger to our youths to make them aware. Its not all about us either we want to hear the youths voices from their perspective. We have had excellent feed back from the youths and the organisations we have attend.

We use resources, senarios, real life crime with equiptment to enhance the awareness we deliver so our awareness has an impact, Please browse our pages to see our aims, the issues we cover and who we are.

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