Young Devon has received the ‘Trusted Charity Mark’ award, in recognition of the excellent work it does as a third sector organisation in England.

Trusted Charity is part of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and is the only UK quality standard designed to help third sector organisations operate more effectively and efficiently. Young Devon was assessed against the 11 standards of effective practice in Trusted Charity, including in governance, leadership and management, managing staff and volunteers and managing money, and proved to meet all standards.

Making Devon a better place for all young people, by reducing disadvantage and improving opportunity; Young Devon is a young people’s charity that helps young people get support with mental health and wellbeing, build life skills, grow in confidence, get their voice heard find safe accommodation and develop into happy, independent adults.

“We are delighted for the trustees, staff and volunteers of Young Devon, that they have achieved the Trusted Charity Mark. We know that organisations using the Trusted Charity standard benefit by having better governance, better systems and procedures and better quality of services for their users and it is great that the community of Trusted Charity users in England is growing”

- Nick Snow, Trusted Charity Programme Manager, NCVO

If you would like to support Young Devon during 2021, or know of a young person who would benefit from the charity’s support, please contact us today.