Ethnic Youth Support Team was set up in 2005 by a group of ethnic minority young people in Swansea. It aimed to fill a gap in provision for young BME people aged 11-25 by providing a targeted, culturally sensitive and holistic support service to meet their needs. EYST has since gone from strength to strength, and now employs a team of 15 staff, and thanks to funding from a wide range of funders is able to deliver a range of services from education, employment & health to personal and community safety.
EYST is award-winning and past awards include Best Overall Project and Best Community Safety Project in the 2009 Lord Mayor Community Regeneration Awards as well as Best Youth Centre Project in the Welsh Government Youth Work Awards 2011.
EYST provides training & consultancy to a wide range of organisations and also provides training services for individuals and young people. EYST is a registered Charity No. 1152486 and a Company Limited by Guarantee Reg. No. 6709767.
EYST has been recognised as providing a unique and quality servcie to the young people it works with, and we are proud to have won local and national awards including: Best Community Safety Project and Best Overall Project in Swansea Lord Mayor’s Community Regeneration Awards 2009, andOutstanding Youth Centre Project in Welsh Assembly Government’s Youth Work Awards 2011.
‘Best Community Safety Project and Best Overall Project in Swansea Lord Mayor’s Community Regeneration Awards 2009,
and Outstanding Youth Centre Project in Welsh Assembly Government’s Youth Work Awards 2011’