National Youth Agency (NYA)

NYA is an independent charity and the partner of choice for Government, local authorities, businesses and the third sector, delivering with them, and advising and supporting them in the development of programmes and policies for young people.

The National Youth Agency (NYA) is passionate about young people and believe that they should have a voice in everything that affects them, and that the performance of services will be improved by taking proper account of that voice. NYA believe that young people have the energy and potential to improve their own lives and those of the community, now and as they grow up.

NYA, as part of their programme of work commissioned by the LGA, is supporting councils to:

  • Improve quality and cost effectiveness
  • Understand effective commissioning
  • Build local capacity
  • Redesign services
  • Ensure effective contract management
  • Measure returns on investment
  • Lever additional resources.

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Telephone: 0116 242 7350
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