Welcome to Suffolk Young People's Health Project (4YP)

Suffolk Young People’s Health Project (also known as 4YP) provides and co-ordinates services that improve the social, emotional, and physical health and wellbeing of 12-25 year olds in Suffolk.

4YP is a local charity which supports young people throughout Suffolk. We work from our base in Lower Brook Street, Ipswich and throughout the county, including in many schools. We support more than 12,000 young person contacts each year.

Through advice, guidance, and practical support we enable healthier, safer, more resilient lifestyles. With our help, young people develop life, social, communication and work skills, which helps them make more informed choices, and access better opportunities for education and work.

Our services include:

4YPBulletPointyouth work with Young People's Workers – group work, intensive 1:1 support, drop-in workshops, and fun activities;


4YPBulletPointdrug and alcohol advice and guidance;

4YPBulletPointa nurse-run sexual health clinic;

4YPBulletPointvolunteering and work experience opportunities;

4YPBulletPointshower, kitchen, laundry, IT facilities;

4YPBulletPointa reused-clothes store, including outfits appropriate for job interviews.

This is vital support. Our services fill a gap in local provision, helping any young person with the issues affecting them, including individuals who do not fit the criteria for conventional support.

You Are Invited to the 4YP Open Day, 03 June 2016

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For further information, please speak to one of our Young People's Workers on 01473 252607 or email eve.roberts-law@syphp.org.uk

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Your Chance to Help Shape Health & Wellbeing Support in Suffolk

If you're aged 12-25 years old and live in Suffolk, we'd like you to take our short, simple survey about services in Suffolk.

Please ask others you know to take the survey as well, we're hoping for as many responses as possible.

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Groups and Activities

To find out all about the different groups and activities we currently have going on at 4YP, check out our Activities page.

This is updated regularly, so check back to see what's new and find out how you can get involved.

For further information on any of the groups and activities, please call 01473 252607 or email enquiries@syphp.org.uk.

Young people made a fantastic film to communicate local issues

Young Leaders from 4YP tell us about the issues young people in Suffolk face, and the changes they would like to take place.

You can also view the video on the Offshoot Film's Vimeo page.

High Sheriff Award 2014Suffolk High Sheriff's Youth Organisation of the Year 2014

We are proud to have been awarded the Suffolk High Sheriff's Youth Organisation of the Year Award for 2014.

We believe this a suitable reflection of the vital work we do to support young people in the county.  Many thanks to everyone who is involved with 4YP, our supporters, volunteers, and all the young people that use our services.

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