Community Works is an exciting project funded by the Big Lottery and is unique to the Scarborough area
We run a series of workshops during which young adults (aged 18 to 25 years) have the opportunity to learn practical learning skills in a variety of areas including furniture restoration/upcycling and DIY skills.
We support our learners from the start and help them gain new and practical skills while building confidence in a stimulating environment.
Learners are fully supported during the sessions which take place at regular intervals throughout the year.
There is also occasional qualification opportunities. Please get in touch for more information.
The sessions are run by tutors who have many years’ experience of working with young people.
The project is open to everyone aged 18-25 and there are no minimum requirements to join.
An exciting opportunity to buy a bespoke piece of furniture created by our young people at budget prices.
Pieces can be bought through our Facebook Page or call to discuss having your existing furniture upcycled.
If you have any pieces you wish to donate, we can pick up and drop off too.
Handy Person Service
Further details about our Handy Person Service will appear here very soon. Keep checking for updates!
Putting their new skills to test, our young people can be involved in worthwhile projects within the community.
If you have a community project you would like us to get involved with, contact us to see how we can help.
Further details about qualification opportunities will appear here soon.
How it works
The work is rewarding and could be anything from a small household task to larger community project. Community Works aims to make every learner feel valued through in-depth support and guidance. Everyone accessing the project has the same opportunities to thrive and improve their future prospects. Learners will be supported to fulfil their potential and challenge their own abilities.
We would like to announce that we're open for business! After the Covid-19 lockdown, our offices and workshop are back up and running at The Street, Scarborough. We are operating social distancing measures so we're keeping everyone safe. We had made some changes to...
One of Futureworks NY co-founders, Michelle Padron-Kitching has appeared in a Leaders Council podcast alongside Lord Blunkett. The Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is in the process of talking to leadership figures from across the nation in an...
Futureworks NY is in the latest Parliamentary Review - woo hoo! The Parliamentary Review, co-chaired by former ministers Lord Pickles and Lord Blunkett, has published its latest edition which features Futureworks NY, which is located in The Street, Scarborough. It's a...
When I started, I was very anxious and did not get on with people or do well with anxiety. Amber has done amazing, working above and beyond for me. She has helped me come out of my shell...
I would recommend Futureworks to others as I love it here, I feel so welcome and I can talk about anything with anyone."
Futureworks is an ideal place for young people to find structure and confidential support outside of the family.
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12 Lower Clark Street