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Audit Scotland and Youth Scotland launch Inform 100 to engage young people in public services

Inform 100 is an exciting new project where young people will help Audit Scotland look at public services in Scotland.

Young Placechangers Ideas Fund opens for applications

Young Placechangers puts young people in the lead role – bringing together the wider community to look at local spaces, plan and deliver improvements. From 11 October 2018 young people and youth groups can apply to the Young Placechangers Ideas Fund for Seedcorn grants (up to £500) and larger Ideas Fund grants (up to £3,000).

Youth work organisations partner up on Brexit

YouthLink Scotland and Youth Scotland have been awarded funding from the Scottish Government’s Brexit Stakeholder Engagement Fund to support the youth work sector on Brexit

Youth workers say community relations negatively impacted since EU referendum

A report released today by two leading youth work sector organisations shows youth workers have witnessed a negative impact on community relations since the EU Referendum in June 2016.

Announcing the return of the Youth Scotland Rural Action Fund

Youth Scotland, The Robertson Trust and The Gannochy Trust announce funding for rural youth work.

Announcing Phase 5 of the CashBack for Communities Programme

The Boys’ Brigade Scotland, Girlguiding Scotland, Scouts Scotland and Youth Scotland today announced they have been successfully funded as part of CashBack for Communities Phase 5, to continue their Generation CashBack programme for a further three years.

Youth Scotland submission to the Cross-Party Group Children and Young People

Youth Scotland is proud to champion and further the cause of universal community-based youth work in Scotland. We were pleased to contribute again to the ongoing #InvestInYouthWork campaign as part of the Cross Party Group on Children and Young People at the Scottish Parliament on 4 February.

Youth Scotland guidance on the resumption of youth work services during Covid-19

Following the First Minister’s announcement today on Scotland’s progression to Phase 3 of Scotland's route map through and out of the crisis, we are pleased to begin planning with our members for the safe resumption of community-based youth work services in accordance with the official guidance.

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Changing Lives Through Community-Based Youth Work is our strategy to support and develop community-based youth work across Scotland.


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