Programmes & Services

The Dartford Youth Council provides a wide range of programmes & services to young people in Dartford.



Dartford Youth Council has provided a wide range of training programmes such as the Youth Champions programme and more. For more info, please email us:



Dartford Youth Council has provided trips for free such as the trip to Ypres in 2018 and visiting the Houses of Parliament. Moreover, DYC Councillors have had the opportunity to attend exciting events and residential outings such as the Swattenden Residential.


Dartford Young People’s Partnership Conversation

Select members of Dartford Youth Council attend the Youth Advisory Group meeting regularly, at the Bridge.


DYC Awards Ceremony

The Dartford Youth Council present special awards & certificates to members of Dartford Youth Council at the end of the academic year to recognise their contributions within monthly meetings and events.

Duke of Edinburgh Awards

As the Dartford Youth Council’s Secretary, I record the minutes of the monthly meetings and feedback this to the rest of the committee and team. I enjoy liaising with representatives from other organisations to improve our networking links in the wider community.

Zapran Carlsson, Vice Chair and Former Secretary

We have qualified assessors to write reports for two sections of the DofE Award including Volunteering and Skills. You can develop your skills at the Youth Council by public speech, teamwork, communication, and more.

Dartford Youth Council poppy selling

vInspired Awards

It is fantastic that my work with the Dartford Youth Council has enabled me to gain accredited awards that will prove invaluable when seeking future volunteering opportunities.

Ricky Taing, Chairman of the Dartford Youth Council

Dartford Youth Councillors can gain vInspired awards for their commitment to the local borough by contributing in meetings, attending local events, and volunteering with us for various local charities.