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Youth work changes lives

YouthLink Scotland is the national agency for youth work, representing more than 100 youth work organisations across Scotland.

We champion the role and value of the youth work sector, challenging government at national and local levels to invest in your development.

Events

Conference

Young People, Mental Health and Wellbeing - National Youth Work Conference and YouthLink Scotland AGM

START: Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:30
END: Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:00

This year, our National Youth Work Conference on 14 November, will explore youth work and the health and social care sector’s contribution to young people’s mental health and wellbeing.

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Training

Healthy Young Lives Training for Trainers

START: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:00
END: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 16:00

Healthy Young Lives is a half-day foundation workshop which will increase your knowledge of promoting healthy behaviours and encouraging healthy lifestyles.

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Consultations

Consultation

Full-time social action review

  • Status: Open
  • Deadline: Fri, 13 Oct 2017

This consultation is seeking views on the benefits and barriers of full-time social action for young people to inform an independent review.

Consultation

Independent Review of Hate Crime Legislation in Scotland

  • Status: Open
  • Deadline: Thu, 23 Nov 2017

The consultation seeks views to inform the independent review of hate crime legislation in Scotland, conducted by Lord Bracadale.

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Latest news

News

Reeltime celebrates its 20th anniversary

PUBLISHED: Tue, 19 Sep 2017

Reeltime Music has been providing a range of quality services for young people and the local community in North Lanarkshire for 20 years.

News

The new Youth Scotland Hi5 Award

PUBLISHED: Tue, 19 Sep 2017

The Hi5 Award is an exciting new award for young people age 5+ that records and recognises wider achievement.

News

Survey reveals transformation of childhoods in a digital world

PUBLISHED: Tue, 19 Sep 2017

The number of young teenagers who play outside, read books or get enough sleep has dropped sharply in comparison to teenagers from previous decades, a startling new survey from Barnardo’s reveals.

News

What’s Your Story? showcases Scotland’s young writers and illustrators

PUBLISHED: Tue, 19 Sep 2017

Scotland’s top teen creatives recently presented their latest work at a showcase in Edinburgh.

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Twitter

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Young People, Mental Health and Wellbeing - National Youth Work Conference. Have you booked your place yet?youthlinkscotland.org/events/novembe…

2:28PM - 19 Sep 2017

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Where can you find news, training and jobs from the youth work sector? The YLS Youth Work Briefing, of course ✉️… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

11:45AM - 18 Sep 2017

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Great lunchtime reading from @nfpSynergy 👉 Boys don't cry? Children's issues and the gender gap:youthlinkscotland.org/news/september…Z

10:49AM - 14 Sep 2017

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Funding

Funding

o2 Think Big

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to fund and support young people to use digital technology in order to solve environmental issues. Deadline: 27 October 2017.

Funding

Comic Relief - Thriving not just surviving: Young Men and Mental Health

Grants of up to £150,000 are available to organisations to support vulnerable and disadvantaged young men aged between 11 and 20 years with mental health problems. Deadline: 13 October 2017.

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Funding

Funding

Youth Music Initiative

Creating access to high quality music making opportunities for young people aged 0-25, particularly for those that would not normally have the chance to participate. Next deadline: 13 November 2017.

Funding

Volant Charitable Trust

Foundation Scotland works with the Volant charitable Trust to make awards of up to £10,000 per annum on its behalf to charities and community groups in Scotland. Next deadline: 31 October 2017.

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