Dulverton & District Young People’s Project (DDYPP) is a registered charity. It is based in Dulverton at the Riverside Youth Centre, Kemps Way. DDYPP plans and delivers a wide range of youth services and positive activities within the community. The town of Dulverton is situated within the Exmoor National Park. The geographical area is predominantly rural and has very limited facilities and services for the population of 6 – 19 year olds.
The Dulverton Youth Club is currently open for three evenings a week. At present DDYPP’s membership has 100+ young people, and sessions are split between two age groups: Juniors run for 6 – 10 year olds and Seniors accommodate young people between the ages of 11 and 19. There is also the Hear Exmoor Youth (HEY) group which aims to enable young people to influence decisions that may affect them on a local level and to empower them to have a voice and be heard.
There are currently two part-time member of staff employed by the Charity who have a great deal of relevant experience to deliver the sessions. DDYPP is governed by a Board of Trustees who meet regularly .
Activities on offer range from group and individual development opportunities, development of key social skills, life skills, topical workshops, open drop-in sessions, sports and outdoor recreational activities, environmental and conservation work parties.