Amber is an independent charity that helps homeless and unemployed young people in crisis to turn their lives around. We do this by offering a temporary, safe place to live with 30 other young people at one of our three residential training centres. There – in a calm and nurturing environment – we provide a mix of support, structure, new experiences and training that builds their motivation, self-discipline and skill set. We inspire them to take responsibility for their lives and move on to education or employment and safe, sustainable accommodation. The arts form an important part of our programme and thanks to the support of Youth Music we are able to develop a music programme that will give our residents at Ashley Court the opportunity to engage in the exploration and creation of music. Our residents have complex issues and this programme will support them with their self-expression, emotional and social development and their personal resilience.