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COVID-19 Guidance

The COVID-19 outbreak represents a massive challenge for the youth work sector but we're here to help ensure young people continue to get the support they deserve. We're putting together resources and a signposting service to help your organisation navigate the challenges posed by COVID-19.

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#OurMessageToYoungPeople

PUBLISHED: Mon, 06 Jul 2020

A message to young people about the support they can expect to receive from the youth work sector as we progress through the Scottish Government’s phased route map out of lockdown.

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Gradual phased renewal of youth work services

PUBLISHED: Thu, 09 Jul 2020

We very much welcome the announcement that youth work in outdoor settings can begin again from Monday 13th July.

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Outdoor Learning and Education Recovery

PUBLISHED: Fri, 03 Jul 2020

This new document provides information on opportunities to collaborate with outdoor learning organisations in the Covid-19 recovery phase.

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Detached Youth Work Guidelines

PUBLISHED: Tue, 07 Jul 2020

These guidelines aim to provide a structure for refreshing/revisiting detached and outreach youth work in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Impact of COVID-19 on young people's career prospects

PUBLISHED: Thu, 09 Jul 2020

An opportunity for young people to share their views with the Scottish Parliament.

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Thriving with nature

PUBLISHED: Thu, 09 Jul 2020

The Mental Health Foundation and WWF have joined forces to bring you Thriving With Nature; a free guidebook which explores the relationship between nature, wellbeing and mental health.

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Millions still feeling hopeless as lockdown eases

PUBLISHED: Thu, 09 Jul 2020

One of the groups most seriously affected by feelings of hopelessness is young adults. Almost one-third of 18-to-24 year-olds surveyed said they had felt hopeless as a result of the pandemic.

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Gradual phased renewal of youth work services

PUBLISHED: Thu, 09 Jul 2020

We very much welcome the announcement that youth work in outdoor settings can begin again from Monday 13th July.

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Funding

Funding

The National Lottery Community Fund - Awards for All

Giving groups a chance to apply for grants between £300 and £10,000 for projects that help local communities and people in most need. Priority will be given to COVID-19 related applications.

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Aviva Community Fund

The Aviva Community Fund offers funding to voluntary and community organisations for projects that will make a real difference to local communities. Deadline: 28 July 2020.

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Creative Communities

This programme is now open to applications and aims to support and empower communities and individuals to develop cultural activities. Deadline: 12 August 2020.

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DM Thomas Foundation for Young People

Providing equipment, training and support to young people, with awards of up to £30,000 a year. Deadline: 22 July 2020.

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