David Sharp, chief executive said:
This is excellent news and recognition for our team here at Carlton Lodge who work every day to make the lives of young people better. We really enjoyed meeting the Duke of York at the prestigious awards ceremony.
The organisation will be allowed to include the Award credentials in its marketing and communications. NYY’s mission remains the same as that of its founders in 1941 – ‘to provide continuing learning and personal development opportunities for children and young people.