Welcome to our youth site!
Covid-19 social distancing measures have impacted our work but we are still open and working.
You can still access vital support, advice, community and meetings either in person or online.
St Alban's Church offers a range of Youth Services, including:
Our open after-school club / drop in for those in school Yrs 4 - 8.
Easter holidays to October half-term this moves outdoors and is known as 'Games on the Green':
Including Schools Work : Assemblies, Lunch Clubs, Mentoring, and Curriculum Support.
Street Work : Outreach and Detached Youth Work.
Youth Consultation/Training Events.
Information about these programs can be found by navigating the index above.
Why do we do what we do ? What's it all about ? Check out our Aims and Ethos
Don't forget to Visit our News, Photos & Competitions page for all the latest!
Thanks for visiting and please do keep in touch:
For further information or to speak to Chris please Phone/Text/WhatsApp: 07738 688301 or email
All S.A.Y.S. staff and volunteers are trained, supported, and have enhanced DBS checks.
We work within our Safeguarding, Health & Safety, Equality & Diversity, Social Media, and Data Protection policies (amongst others): if you would like more info on these, please ask.
Chris Nalder has been our youth work lead since Sept 2017. He is a qualified youth worker with over 25 years experience in UK, US, and South African cities - most of which has involved developing and leading new youth work projects.
He is married with 4 daughters, and enjoys drawing, photography, sports, songwriting and playing guitar.
Following a Youth Work Review, his role is now expanding to include children and families.
We are looking forward to develop even more opportunities for local children, young people, and families -and welcome your thoughts, suggestions, ideas and involvement in making this happen.
We welcome invitations to speak in a variety of contexts: please don't hesitate to contact us.
Partnership and Funding
We benefit hugely from a range of local and regional partnerships and memberships, and we are immensely grateful to our supporters and funders locally and further afield: if you would like information on how you can support us to continue our work with young people, please ask!
We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of
Thank you to John Lyon's Charity for partnership funding contributions 2016-2019
which helped us get properly set up to deliver our vital community-facing youth work.
Thank you too to the following for your generous more recent partnership funding contributions: