Forest Youth Association

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Forest of Dean Youth Association is here to offer help and support to young people and youth clubs, groups or organisations.

  • Make new Friends

  • Get Involved in your community

  • Pursue an interest

  • Try something new

  • Learn new skills

  • Volunteer

  • Make a better world


There are lots of volunteering opportunities for both young people and adults. If you are a young person looking for voluntary work to do in your spare time, to gain more skills or as part of your DofE programme please give us a call or visit

Similarly, if you are an adult who has skills and knowledge or you are wishing to support a youth organisation within the Forest of Dean, please get in touch as there are many organisations that would appreciate your support.

Affiliated Membership for your Club / Organisation

When you affiliate to Forest of Dean Youth Association you will be entitled to our full range of services, which offers advice and support in all aspects of running an organisation such as yours. We also run a calendar of activities which your volunteers and young people can participate in for a nominal charge.

For full details of the benefits or to register your club, click on the following links

Youth Association Membership Benefits for Clubs

Youth Association Membership Form for Clubs

Contact Details For More Information

If you would like to know more about any of our projects or events or how to get involved, please get in touch with our Youth Association Development Officer, Alethea Bumpstead on 

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Financial Support

Forest of Dean Youth Association proudly receives financial support from Cinderford and Coleford Town Councils.

If your Parish or Town Council would like to know more about Forest of Dean Youth Association or how you can support us, please get in touch by emailing