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Wings South West

Wings South West is a Registered Charity and a Company limited by guarantee that was set up in October 2000 to help provide for young people in Bideford and the surrounding area of Northern Devon.  

Our aim is to give young people a future and a hope.

Wings is multi-faceted organisation.  We work in a number of different areas:

  • A very successful project for those with additional needs.  This comprises of two day-time UNITY groups for those 16 years old plus and a UNITY YOUTHIE for those under 16 years old,
  • Youth clubs for those in year 7 and above, two nights a week
  • Motor Mechanics groups TRAX.  
  • The new NORTH DEVON COASTAL ACADEMY which launched in September 2017.  This is a post 16 education facility, run in partnership with Petroc, and provides opportunities to learn occupational studies, functional Skills Math and English with the opportunity to do a GCSE in Maths or English
  • A Young parents group for those who are 25 years and under with pre-school aged children.  
  • Access to professionally qualified counsellors.  

Within each of these groups are the opportunities to access the facilities we have for Sports, crossfit, surfing, cycling, canoeing, digital music, animation, woodwork, mechanics and horticulture in the new garden area at the Lendon Barn Site.  

We encourage volunteering amongst young people including those who face disadvantages.

Wings is a faith based organisation. We recognise that there are times when it is appropriate to share our Christian faith and times when it is not. We therefore operate a parallel lines policy and talk about faith when young people are expecting us to and have chosen to take part. At all other times we do not! The increasing number of individuals and organisations that we work with of all faiths or none, is testimony that this approach is open, transparent and effective.

Contact

Contact Name
Milly Peart
Contact Position
Youth Work Manager
Telephone
01237 472000
E-mail
milly@wingscharity.com admin@wingscharity.com andy@wingscharity.com
Website
Wings South West
Facebook
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Venue

Address
The Wings Hall
Lower Meddon Street
BIDEFORD
DEVON
Postcode
EX39 2BJ
Facilities
Toilet facilities
Baby changing facilities
Toilet facilities for people with disabilities
Wheelchair accessible

Further information

Contact provider for costs?
Yes
Cost Details
Youth Clubs are free
Display Date/Time
Monday to Friday from 9am until 6pm
Referral details

Referrals are required for the TRAX courses, enrichment activities and the North Devon Coastal Academy

Age range
11 years to 25 years
DBS check?
(formerly CRB)
Yes
Accreditation/affiliation
AQA, Surf Life Saving Association of Great Britain (SLSGB), EDEXCEL
Last updated: 03/01/2019
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