SSYF operates throughout the south Shropshire region, an area of approximately 600 square miles. In addition to the Forum’s offices in Ludlow, SSYF has established a network of satellite youth groups who are keen to help themselves and others within the community.

As an independent body SSYF is in a unique position to respond quickly and effectively to local issues arising amongst our young population as well as to national and local initiatives.

We work directly with approximately 300 young people aged 10-16 each year, that’s about 1 in every 8 children in the area, with regular youth-provision work in the following locations: