It is a sad reflection on our modern-day society that a large number of children aged 5 to 16 have a clinically significant mental health problem. There is a large amount of depression and anxiety among children and teenagers, and many are self-harming or have an eating disorder.
The Youth Counselling Project provides school-based counselling by specialist counsellors trained to work with young people and their particular needs and works closely with parents and schools to ensure that each student receives appropriate support tailored to their needs. We believe that this organisation does an excellent job in alleviating some of these problems and we decided to support them.
On Wednesday 1st May President Steven Willox, accompanied by Youth Services Chair Paul Vaesen, went to Seaford Head School to present a cheque to Clive Lacey of the Youth Counselling Project to pay for one student from the School to take part in a counselling programme of ten sessions. Thanking the Rotary Club, Headteacher Bob Ellis said the gift and the support of the Club made a terrific difference, and Steven commented that it was sad that it should be necessary to have to make the donation to provide this much needed help.
More information about The Youth Counselling Project can be found on their website www.tycp.org.uk.
more ON A VERY wet Thursday morning we wondered whether it was worth going to St Leonards to clean the Children with Cancer Fund caravan. There had been thunder and lightning overnight and it was still raining heavily at 8 am.
more ON MONDAY 25th April 2022, 53 children from the choir at Seaford Primary School travelled to the O2 Arena to join 8,000 other children at a Young Voices massed choir event.
more After an absence last year due to Covid we were very happy that we were able to reinstate our Young Writers competition and on Wednesday 27th April the Presentation evening took place at Seaford Head school, Steyne Road site.
more Following a grant request from the Principal of the Lake Academy of Dance, President Mike Ogilvie and Youth Services Committee Chair Paul Vaesen attended St James’ Trust on Saturday 23rd April to make a present a donation.
more The Young Musician of the Year competition will be held at Seaford Baptist Church on Saturday 9th July 2022.
more Closing date Friday 6th May 2022
more Closing date for entries 23rd April 2022
more So, what is SASBAH, and what is the Breakaway weekend?
more FOUR years ago, Youth Services agreed to sponsor for the next three years, a presentation to the Seaford Cricket Club Junior Player of the Year.
more Seaford Rotary sponsorship of Youth Counselling Project
more Seaford Rotary Sponsored Young Writers competition
more Young Chefs Competition 16 November 2019
more Young Scientist competition for Primary schools
more East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service Safety in action challenge for Year 6 pupils held at Newhaven Fort during June sponsored by Seaford Rotary to teach children how to deal with, or avoid, life-threatening situations.
more Seaford Rotary Young Musician for the Year Competition
more On Saturday 7th September, Paul Vaesen and Jim Anderson attended Seaford Cricket Club’s Annual Awards Evening to present the Seaford Rotary Young Player of the Year Award.
more On Thursday 9th May, President Steven Willox, accompanied by Youth Chair Paul Vaesen met up with Rodney Reed, Vice President of Seaford Martello Rotary to present donations to Anna Jones of Wave Leisure at the weekly Get Set Club.
more Thursday 21st March 2019
more Held early 2019
more THE annual Rotary Young Writer Presentation Evening attended by hopeful young writers, their parents, teachers and invited guests took place on Monday 11th March at Seaford Head School Steyne Road site.
more 9th March 2019
more Held early 2019
more 30th January 2019
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