Young People

These pages have been designed by Richmondshire District Youth Council, together with Richmondshire District Council's Communications Team - and we hope you find them useful!

This section is designed to be a "one-stop shop" for everything a young person in Richmondshire needs to know, from managing your bank balance to tackling bullies.
There are plenty of useful links below, and we're adding more all the time - and if you think we've missed something, why not stop by and have your say?
Democracy isn't just for for adults. If you haven't heard of the Youth Council, you should have. RDYC meets monthly and has a budget to spend on making life better for young people in Richmondshire.
Richmondshire District Youth Council Facebook page

Youth Clubs in Richmondshire -  North Yorkshire Youth exists to initiate, help, support and provide high quality voluntary youth work, educational and spiritual opportunities for young people in York and North Yorkshire 

Are you being bullied? Do you know someone who is? Or are you a bully yourself? Whatever - it needs to stop. Find out more at Bullying UK.
Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme
The Duke of Edinburgh's Award aims to provide for young people an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding programme of personal development, which is of the highest quality and the widest reach. is a free website for young people in North Yorkshire. You can register your details then receive information about events and activities in your area. It is entirely free and you can customize your home page to use FaceBook, Myspace, Meebo, and loads of other cool apps.
Healthy body, healthy mind - wise words! Staying in top condition is important, so if you need a doctor, dentist, optician or just a bit of advice, you'll be able to get it from your local primary care trust.
Jobs and careers Advice
Looking for a career, help and advice on job hunting and extra support.
Leaving home
Leaving home can be a pretty daunting experience - but there's help out there! This handy guide is aimed at people with a learning disability and their carers.

Contact Us

Richmondshire District Council
Mercury House
Station Road
North Yorkshire
DL10 4JX

Phone: 01748 829100
Fax: 01748 826186
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