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;

4YPBulletPointfind out all about the different groups and activities we currently have going on at 4YP by visiting our Activities page;


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.

For further information, please call 01473 252607 or email enquiries@syphp.org.uk.

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