Empowering Our Future Leaders

We inspire and support young people in Bristol to pursue their ambitions through skills training, professional mentoring, events & recruitment support services. See our story.

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What We Do

We believe every young person has what it takes to pursue and realise their employment or enterprise ambitions. We help prepare and connect you with the Bristol businesses, education providers and people who can help make it happen. Here’s how:

Get Confident

Support Programme

Culturally appropriate one-to-one support and group training to build confidence and self-belief. Learn More

Get Ready

Become a Youth Ambassador

Access to mentors, short courses and enterprising experiences to build networks and skills. Learn More

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Placement Programme

Recruitment support to find work experience, employment and education opportunities. Learn More

Babbasa In Action

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Our Impact

Since 2013, we’ve helped over 2,200 young people become more confident or move into work, education, or business – with around 300 joining our programmes each year.


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“I’ve learnt many key skills and things you don’t learn in school, which are essential in life. I just completed my A-levels and am going to study Economics and Management at Cardiff University. I can’t wait.”

– Zainab

  • feel more capable and confident about their career – 91%
  • move into volunteering or work placements – 43%
  • move into paid work – 21%
  • go into further education – 15%
  • start their own enterprise – 7%

What’s On

Find out about exciting upcoming event and workshops.

‘Our Bristol, Our World’ Youth Conference Announced

‘Our Bristol, Our World’ Youth Conference Announced

We are delighted to announce that we are working with the Mayor of Bristol, Marvin Rees and the City Office to deliver an innovative youth conference. 'Our Bristol, Our World' will give young people from all backgrounds the chance to tell city leaders about the issues...

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Babbasa Recruiting Youth Ambassadors for 2019/2020

Babbasa Recruiting Youth Ambassadors for 2019/2020

Babbasa is looking for young people to become its Youth Ambassadors for 2019/2020! The Youth Ambassadors are a team of ambitious, hard-working and resilient young people (aged 16-25) working together — with training from Babbasa — to help gain invaluable work...

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50 Upper York Street, Bristol, BS2 8QR