Research

Help for young people facing homelessness

This blog introduces TheSite’s new housing section – the first phase of YouthNet’s response to the housing crisis engulfing young people in the UK today. Understanding the problem The story started over a year ago. Funded by Nominet, we brought together housing and homelessness experts … Continue reading

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Hidden Homelessness in Young People

We started with an issue – homelessness in young people. We knew various external factors were combining to create a perfect storm of homelessness for young people. Changes to the welfare benefits system. The lack of affordable housing stock. The … Continue reading

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Do-it Partner Survey 2012

In January 2012, 179 of the 665 Do-it partners completed a questionnaire exploring their experiences and perceptions of Do-it. The main findings were as follows: Of the 179 respondents that completed the survey, 150 used V-Base:  83% of V-Base users … Continue reading

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Alcohol and sex: Young people’s attitudes and behaviours

YouthNet has been funded by the Department of Health to run a project which aims to develop audio and written content that explores the correlation between alcohol consumption and high-risk sex.  As part of this project, between the 5th of … Continue reading

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Do-it Volunteer Satisfaction Survey 2011

A questionnaire exploring satisfaction with Do-it and the volunteer experience was sent to all those who registered on Do-it between January and December 2010. By the time the survey closed, there had been 2,615 responses (out of the 229,968 registered … Continue reading

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High or dry report into drug use

Between 25th March and 1st April 2010, 604 young people aged 16 to 25 from the UK completed a survey conducted by YouthNet called High or Dry. The report explores young people’s experience and awareness of drugs, as well as … Continue reading

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Do-it Partner Survey 2010

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A voice for young people

A voice for young people: Identifying support needs through dialogue is the result of eight workshops with 62 young people, funded by Youth in Action. In October and November 2009, YouthNet conducted eight workshops through which 62 young people from … Continue reading

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Do-it Volunteer Satisfaction Survey 2010

Between 12 November 2009 and 5 January 2010, 2,332 registered users of Do-it completed YouthNet’s Volunteer Satisfaction Survey. Almost a quarter (22%) of respondents said they had been inspired by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games to volunteer The … Continue reading

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Self-Harm: Recovery, Advice and Support

In January 2009 a new section of TheSite.org was launched, dedicated to providing those affected by self-harm with quality, up-to-date and engaging information, advice and support. The section – Self-harm: Recovery, Advice and Support – was developed through a partnership … Continue reading

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