Essex Boys and Girls Clubs is a Club for Clubs
Our Members are a network of affiliated youth clubs across Essex and London.
Our member clubs are diverse, ranging from the small rural youth clubs with under 20 members that meet once a fortnight, to large multi-facility clubs with over 500 members and open almost 24 hours a day. All of our member clubs are run by volunteers and register a membership of young people who pay ‘subs’, from as little as 20p per session, to attend. Some of our clubs also offer drop-in, outreach or targeted services alongside their membership.
Why do Clubs Affiliate?
The EBGC activity program gives clubs access to a wide variety of additional activities, extending the facilities they can offer to their members and aiding the all-round development of young people.
Interested in Affiliating your Club?
Affiliation is a partnership – we support you and your club members and in turn we expect you to get your club engaged in our activities. The affiliation process begins with a phone call chat, then a visit. If appropriate, we may then put your club forward to our Executive Committee for their approval to affiliate.
Our Service for Affiliated Clubs
Each of the affiliated clubs in our network is assigned a Club Servicing Office, who is a point of contact. A club can expect their CSO to visit a few times a year to see how the club is getting on and address any questions you might have. They will also be in touch by phone an email more often an a club can call their CSO or anyone else in the team with queries.