Take a look at our list of national and regional umbrella bodies for youth groups.
Barnet Council for Voluntary Youth Services (BCVYS)
Aims to bring together voluntary youth groups in Barnet to share information, expertise, equipment and other resources.
An umbrella organisation dedicated to serving the needs of youth groups in Birmingham, the Black Country and the wider West Midlands.
Bordon Youth Umbrella Group (BYUG)
Members are youth groups, clubs or associations who provide youth or youth oriented activities and services in the area.
British Youth Council (BYC)
Led by young people, for young people aged 25 and under across the UK. Connects with a community of member organisations and a network of local youth councils to empower all young people.
Enfield Association Voluntary Youth Clubs (EAVYC)
The aim of the association is to bring together voluntary youth clubs and other youth organisations in a common effort to help and educate young people in the Borough of Enfield.
Essex Council for Voluntary Youth Services (ECVYS)
A member led umbrella organisation, providing development, support and representation for voluntary youth organisations throughout Essex, Southend and Thurrock.
Kent Council for Voluntary Youth Services (KCVYS)
Offer advocacy services, training, grants and support for voluntary youth services in the Kent area.
An umbrella organisation providing specialist advice, training, resources, funding support and networking opportunities.
Lancashire Council for Voluntary Youth Services (LCVYS)
Offer infiormation, advice and support to voluntary youth services in the Lancashire area.
National Youth Agency (NYA) (The)
Works to improve and extend youth services and youth work; enhance and demonstrate youth participation in society; and promote effective youth policy and provision.
Luton based membership organisation that provide information, events, and the opportunity their committee and give back to the community.
Surrey Youth Focus (formerly the Surrey Council for Voluntary Youth Services)
Offer information, advice and support and hold events and offer subsidised training to youth groups in the Surrey area.
Works with 40 autonomous metropolitan and county-based member associations in England, supporting local work with young people.
Voluntary Youth Organisations Network (VYON)
Voluntary sector group within the Youth Work Unit focussing on strategic policy developments affecting the voluntary youth sector.
Warwickshire Children and Voluntary Youth Services (WCVYS)
Support the delivery of youth work training; promote integrated working practices; administer grants for training and projects and offer opportunities for voluntary children's and youth groups.
Youth Action Network
Membership organisation for youth volunteering projects across England.
Provides advice, information and development support services to 85 youth clubs, projects, and groups in Cumbria.
A membership organisation offering access to discounted insurance, events, help and advice with policies and procedures, and CRB checks.
Youth Organisations Wolverhampton (YOW)
An umbrella body that provides support to voluntary and community groups who work with children and young people across the city of Wolverhampton.
If you are an umbrella body for youth groups and would like to be added to our list please contact the team.
Please note that this list is for information only and is not intended to endorse any particular organisation.
Many organisations choose to carry out their Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks on employees using an umbrella body as a third party.
CRB umbrella bodies offer a variety of services such as checking, counter-signing and forwarding completed forms to the Criminal Records Bureau, making sure sufficient identification and personal details have been provided.
To find a CRB umbrella body please visit the Criminal Records Bureau's dedicated page.