NBAP has been practicing Streetwork methodology since 2000 and adheres to the ‘Gear Stick Model’.
The division has been divided into 6 zones to aid mapping and ensuring ‘Hard to Reach’ young people are contactable by the team.
The Gear Stick Model was developed in 2003. From many years practice in Detached Youth Work. The approach recognizes that young people have embarked upon life’s Journey. Hence the gears represent the different speed that Journey may take.
All workers adhere to the BELB Policy & Practices of Detached Youth Workers.
Gear 1 – Discussion . Dialogue on the street
Gear 2 – Relationship building through activities
Gear 3 – PSD Groupwork / Projects
Gear 4 – Mentoring / Youth Leaders / Advocacy
Gear 5 – Specialist programmes for those
deemed High Risk and involved in
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C/o Mountcollyer Youth Club
111-113 Limestone Road
Belfast, BT15 3AB
Telephone No: 02890352774