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URPotential Youth Fund

We are offering an opportunity for young people (11-25) to apply for the funding to purchase items that would benefit them in gaining employment, training, education or volunteering. The money for the youth fund is raised through URPotentials fundraising balls.

The money raised is to support young people who struggle financially to reach their full potential. The funds will be available upon application & can be requested by contacting URPotential.

Click here for more information and for the application!

Blackpool Youth Council Youth Summit 2018

On Monday 19th February 2018, Blackpool Youth Voice will be holding a youth summit at Blackpool and The Fylde College University Centre, from 5.00pm-8.00pm The purpose of the event is to discuss the top issues of the MYM (Make Your Mark) campaign. The evening will also consist of a networking session and a Q&A session with a panel made up of people with expertise in the 3 MYM issues.

For more information, click here


International Women’s Day 2018

URPotential are holding their 8th International Women’s Day event on 10th March at Blackpool Winter Gardens from 11am to 3pm. The event is sponsored by Blackpool and Fylde College.
Each year the event brings together the community to support gender equality, and highlights the amazing opportunities and work from across the Fylde Coast.

The event is free for people to attend and there will be over 50 stalls filled by local businesses and organisations. There will also be a range of demonstration tables, a children’s play area and many more interactive activities to enjoy.

As well as the event stalls we will have a full day of entertainment which will include: Anne Nolan, local X Factor star Chloe Rose Moyles, Skool of Street, Zumba and much, much more!

Running alongside IWD18 we will be presenting the Fylde Coast International Woman of the Year Awards sponsored by Santander. These awards celebrate the achievements of local women. The deadline for nominations is Thursday 1st March

For more information click here!

Want to come on one of our courses? Are you aged 19+? Then see below for the training we have coming up in the coming week or click here to see what we have on offer


URPotential is a Community Interest Company. We are a not for profit organisation. Our values are based on community cohesion and the development of communities who take the lead. We believe in supporting individuals to fulfill their potential and reach their dreams.

We understand that for some people within our communities it is difficult to make that step into either volunteering, employment or further education. We will provide support through establishing peer mentors, befriending groups and training to ensure that step is a pleasant and rewarding experience.

We have four areas of work: Volunteering,  Training, Research and Consultancy and Direct Delivery of Youthwork







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We now have 2 CEOP ambassadors at URPotential. Click here for our Safeguarding page to find out more info



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