Foundation for Active Community Engagement (FACE) is a registered youth & community charity based in Filton, running regular activities for people of all ages and backgrounds across the wider Bristol & South Glos areas.

Our target work is grounded within youth work, however our focus is on supporting people of all ages to improve their lives and the community around them; through better skills, knowledge, opportunities, access to wider support, and making a positive difference by being 'active' in their community.


We are currently looking for reliable and passionate people to join our expanding youth work team!

See the vacancies page for more details and email to receive an application pack.


Looking forward to hearing from you!

Covid 19

The work of FACE is quite different at the moment as we are following government guidance to stop the spread of Covid 19.

However we have not closed throughout the pandemic.

We have been providing a shielding helpline, food support, welfare checks and activities in the Filton community throughout the pandemic.

We have been providing a range of resources and outreach activities for our members throughout the past 18 months via zoom, telephone, postal activities, and socially distanced youth groups when restrictions allowed. All groups re-opened with booking systems in April 2021.

We have been continuing detached and outreach youth work, Zoom youth club, and 1-2-1 support with those who need it.

Please see the dedicated Covid19 page for more information.

FACE's Core Values

These core values underpin all we do:

Equality: being fair and consistent, providing equality of opportunity where everyone can fulfil their potential

Fun: providing a safe space to develop, whilst maintaining an environment for fun

Respect: listening, trusting, encouraging, and challenging each other

Integrity: doing the right thing and being proud of all that we do

Empowerment: enabling people to grow, learn, participate, and thrive

Making A Difference: having a positive impact on people’s lives and in our local community

Quiz Nights

Following the cessation of the pub quiz nights we enjoyed so much, we have run 3 successful online quiz nights in July, September and December 2020!

We hope to return to charity pub quiz nights as soon as restrictions allow.

Contact us for more details, or follow us on Facebook!


Impact Report 2019-2020

Our work in 2019 was focused on building our youth work offer across South Gloucestershire, and getting ready to take on new groups at Little Stoke and Kingswood.

The year also saw us building new relationships with Frampton Cotterell Parish Council who were looking for new ways to do youth work across the area and asked us to do some consultation work to find out what was wanted/needed from young people themselves.

The year saw us having successes with our tender proposal for the Bristol Autism Project and also the new youth work offer for Frampton Cotterell.

Sadly the Covid-19 pandemic hit just as we were getting going on developing the work of both projects; but we didn't let that stop us! See our impact report here for more details...