Forest of Dean Youth Association

The voluntary action centre for the Forest of Dean


Forest of Dean Youth Association is here to offer help and support to young people and youth clubs/groups/organisations.

  • Make new Friends
  • Get Involved in your community
  • Pursue an interest
  • Try something new
  • Learn new skills
  • Volunteer
  • Make a better world


There are lots of volunteering opportunities for both young people and adults. If you are a young person looking for voluntary work to do in your spare time, to gain more skills or as part of your DofE programme please give us a call or visit

Similarly, if you are an adult who has skills and knowledge or you are wishing to support a youth organisation within the Forest of Dean, please get in touch as there are many organisations that would appreciate your support.

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Affliated Membership for your Club / Organisation

When you affiliate to Forest of Dean Youth Association you will be entitled to our full range of services, which offers advice and support in all aspects of running an organisation such as yours. We also run a calendar of activities which your volunteers and young people can participate in for a nominal charge.

For full details of the benefits or to register your club, click on the following links

Youth Association Membership Benefits for Clubs

Youth Association Membership Form for Clubs

Finanicial Support

Forest of Dean Youth Association proudly receives financial support from the following Parish and Town Councils, Cinderford, West Dean, Mitcheldean, Newland and Ruspidge & Soudley.

If your Parish or Town Council would like tto know more about Forest of Dean Youth Association or how you can support us, please get intouch by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Contact Details For More Information

If you would like to know more about any of our projects or events or how to get involved, please get in touch with our Youth Association Development Officer, Alethea Bumpstead on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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Forest Voluntary
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Belle Vue Centre
Rheola House
4 Belle Vue Rd
Cinderford, GL14 2AB
Phone: 01594 822073
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Voluntary Support

Since forming in 1994 we have developed a reputation for encouraging, embracing and enhancing community action throughout the Forest of Dean.


Many community groups within the Forest of Dean see FVAF as the first point of contact with regards to setting up new groups or activities. As a result we contributed significantly to the creation of 10 new groups throughout the year.


Never miss out on another volunteering opportunity in or around the Forest of Dean.