Advice, Counselling and Support for young people 11 to 25

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We currently need to raise over £90,000 per year to continue our work supporting vulnerable children and young people. With your support we can do it!

Who We Are

Who We Are

Canvey Island Youth Project is a small local charity based on Canvey Island, Essex. We help over 600 young people between 11 and 25 every year. They may be homeless or have no money for food or clothing. They may

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Specialist Services

Homeless Support

The Homeless Support Service works throughout all our main services but in particular in the Drop-in. Its aim is to…

Drug and Alcohol

One to one advice and support funded by Pilgrim Trust. This includes work within Counselling, work within the Drop-in, Educational…

Sexual Health

We offer information to young people through educational workshops delivered at the Drop-in. We cover relationships, SDI’s, Contraception and where…

Under 18 Work

It is funded by Children in Need and aims to increase young people’s confidence and self-esteem, improve their social communication…

Young Parent Support

Parents of Young People We understand that  to be able to support the young people we work with; we may…

Special Needs

Learning difficulties.


I have been a client of CYP for eight years. I believe that the services they offer are essential to the Island. CYP have always been there, even more than my own family. This is why I believe that CYP must never close. Their help is just too valuable to everyone.


How You Can Help

All our work is funded through grants, fundraising and donations. Thank you.


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