About Us

Welcome to the About Us section

Young Lives Consortium is a membership organisation of Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) groups working with children and young people aged 0-19 years across the Wakefield District.

We work alongside a broad range of services which include charities, voluntary and community groups, uniform and faith groups providing play, youth services, sports services, and more.

We support our members to ensure that every child in the Wakefield District is able to meet the five Every Child Matters outcomes;

  • Be healthy

  • Stay safe

  • Enjoy and achieve

  • Make a positive contribution

  • Achieve economic well being

Young Lives Consortium is based at the Lightwaves Leisure Centre, Wakefield. A Manager and Project Worker,  drives and delivers the primary function of Young Lives and works across all agenices to provide the most effective service for children, young people and families.

This work inlcudes:

Group Development to help you to set up a group or work with you to develop your group and ensure policies and procedures are in place.

Training - we work with the Local Authority and other organisations to ensure that appropriate and adequate training is in place within the district.

Safeguarding to help you with safeguarding matters and policies.


Click the links below to find out more about:

The Young Lives Staff Team

Chair and Directors