About Base 25
Matrix accredited Base 25 is an independent organisation that has been operating since 1999 and is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee situated in Wolverhampton city centre. The organisation has been highlighted as a key service for young people by partner organisations (Matrix Report 2014) . Base 25 has been providing services primarily for 11 to 25 year olds with some targeted work with under 11’s. Base 25 is a young person information and advice centre offering a daily drop in service and a range of targeted and specialised projects that include: counselling, gender based projects, anger management programme, young dads work, BRFC (Building Resilient Families and Communities), projects around gang prevention, child sex exploitation and the SAFE project that works with young people using behaviours synonymous with domestic abuse. Through achieving the following outcomes for young people: increased confidence, self esteem, emotional resilience, decision making skills and knowledge on topics of relevance; Base 25’s overall aim is to ‘support young people in shaping their lives’. Base 25 has a developed outcomes model based on the Charity Evaluation Service Planning Triangle for it’s overall service delivery and for its specialised projects. To evidence outcomes, Base 25 use a range of tools such as the outcome wheel, Rickter Scale, Warwick & Edinburgh Mental well being scale and a range of creative methods for obtaining feedback to ensure that young people achieve their individual goals and get access to the most appropriate support.