The Youth Council links into the scrutiny process of the City of Wolverhampton Council and meets with senior officers of the Council on a regular basis and is a member of Youth Organisations Wolverhampton (YOW).
On a national basis, the Youth Council is an active member of the British Youth Council and of the United Kingdom Youth Parliament.
The Youth Council meets at least once a month with meetings taking place in Red Lion Street.
As a result of the Youth Elections in November 2015 the Youth Council now consists of 31 young people with representatives from 10 secondary schools in the city, Children in Care Council, Care Leavers Forum and the B-Safe Team and the WAY Youth Zone.
National and Regional Links
The Wolverhampton Youth MP representatives who are part of the United Kingdom Youth Parliament also sit on the Youth Council. The campaign for the United Kingdom Youth Parliament this year is "Don't Hate Educate". Here you can find more information about the United Kingdom Youth Parliament.
The West Midlands Youth Police and Crime Commissioners also attend Youth Council Meetings. Here you can find more information on the Police and Crime Commissioner.
How to get involved?
If you are aged between 11 and 19 years and live in Wolverhampton you can be a part of the Youth Council. If you would like to get involved fill in the form below: