Welcome to Youth and Families Matter...

Youth and Families Matter is a locally based group, which was established in 1993, as the initiative of Testwood Baptist Church, to serve in and work to improve the well being of the community in which we are based. We offer a front line service delivering welfare support to youth and families in our local community at the point of need.

YFM became a registered charity in April 2009 – number 1128524

Project Aim

The project aim is to help meet the increasing needs of children, young people and families through support, training and education.

Project Vision

YFM’s vision is to see the growth of wellbeing in our community, relationally, emotionally, practically and spiritually. In practise this means we support individuals – enabling the development of relational and personal skills, promoting safety and facilitating positive contributions to others in our community.


In association with Testwood Baptist Church

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The Hub:
The Hub

The coffee shop in the welcome area of the church. Open for coffee & light refreshments between 9:30am and 2pm Mon - Fri

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Make a Donation:
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You can now make a donation to Youth and Families Matter online by following the link below.
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Alternatively phone 023 8086 0320 or email Trish

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Why not join Youth and Families Matter on some challenges in 2014?

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Job Vacancies

 YFM are looking to recruit new members of staff, to support the team in fundraising and communications.


Parenting Support

YFM are currently running a Supporting Parents of Teenagers Course as well as an Anger Management Group to help parents manage their children’s challenging behaviour, in conjunction with Families Matter Hythe.


Use us as your Home Page

You can now raise money for Youth and Families Matter just by using yahoo via our specific YFM/Yahoo search page click here.


Harvest Food Collections

We would like to say a huge thank you to all the local schools and churches who collected harvest food donations for the basics bank. Our stocks are looking a lot healthier thanks to their generosity.


YFM Strategic Review

To download our Strategic Review. click here.

Testwood Baptist Church, 283a Salisbury Road, Totton, Southampton, Hampshire SO40 3LZ
Tel 023 8086 0320
Email: info@youthandfamiliesmatter.org.uk

Registered in Charity in England and Wales.
The Charity Number is 1128524
The company registration number is 6732673