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Theatre Masks Icon Youth Activities Activities in Essex for young people, including Theatre, Outdoor activities, Swimming, Duke of Edinburgh's Award, Music, Politics, Reading and Volunteering opportunities. Rosette Icon When you're outstanding! Find out more about the Young Essex Assembly & Colchester Youth Awards Speech Bubbles Icon Get involved - Information on UK Youth Parliament Run by young people, the UK Youth Parliament provides opportunities for 11-18 year-olds to use their voice in creative ways to bring about social change. Computer Mouse Icon Dealing with bullying Websites for support and advice House Icon Have to leave home or care If you are asked to leave home, the Housing Options Team may be able to help you. Information Icon y.e.s. - young persons' counselling in Colchester y.e.s. provide a confidential, non judgemental and informal service for young people between the ages of 11 and 25 within Colchester and Tendring. Paper with Writing Icon Our commitment to children and young people Working in partnership with organisations and agencies that provide services to children, young people and their families. Card/Ticket/Pass Icon BITE card - Proof of age card for young people aged 11+ Essex County Council's proof of age card for young people aged 11+. It helps young people prove their age on buses so they get the reduced fare they're entitled to. It also acts as proof of age when buying age-restricted goods and doubles as a library card. Safeguarding policy for children and vulnerable adults The Council recognises the key importance of safeguarding and of raising awareness. We all have a duty to protect children and vulnerable adults.