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Empower participants

Empower body, empower mind.

Empower aims to support young people aged 11-12 to manage their psychological wellbeing and physical health to fulfil a happier, healthier lifestyle.

To EMPOWER young people to strengthen their mind, body and social wellbeing in a safe, supportive environment. Weekly sessions will include fun games and physical activity in combination with valuable wellbeing workshops delivered by our coaches.  

Current sessions:
Sessions run on Tuesdays, 4:30pm - 5:45pm at Derwent Family Youth and Community Centre, Chaddesden, DE21 6BD 

Eligibility: Young people aged 11 and 12 who would benefit from low-level wellbeing support. A list of exclusion criteria is available to view here 

See more details on eligibility

For more information please fill in the form below or contact Chelsea Moore, Physical Activity and Health Officer: [email protected] 

“She loved it! She said that sometimes she doesn’t ‘fit in’ and it was like ‘a family’ and she felt accepted!” 

“The group has honestly been an absolute game changer both for him and for me…this group has really resonated with him, he loves the sessions, the staff and the kids.”

Empower parents

For more information please fill in this form.

Ways To Support Us

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Fundraising and Events

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Derby 10K

Enter the Derby 10K

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