Manifesto Statement for Scotland's youth work sector

Our bold new vision for a reinvigorated youth work sector includes a call for new legislation to protect youth work services. Scotland’s young people deserve action, not just promises.

Youth Work and Civic Engagement – International Policy Perspectives

Our 2024 online Policy Convention will bring together international perspectives to explore the enabling power of youth work in creating and sustaining young people’s civic engagement.

21 Years of YouthLink Scotland

As we reflect on 21 years of dedication to Scotland’s youth work sector, we’re excited to share our brand new video that tells the story of our journey and captures the impact of youth work 

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Meet our incredible 2024 #YLSAwards winners!

On 12 June we celebrated our amazing sector with faces well-kent and new! Meet the winners and finalists from a truly memorable night.

Youth Work Outcomes and Skills

The Youth Work Outcomes and Skills Framework is the culmination of years of collaboration with the sector to create a set of practical tools to help youth workers support and measure young people’s development.

Youth worker leading a workshop with young people sitting around him

Youth Work and Education Reform

We call for education reform so that every child and young person can experience their right to an education which helps them to develop their personality, talents and abilities to their fullest potential.

Girl picking apples

The best youth work resources at your fingertips

We know that time is precious, so our resource library is designed to make finding the right resource quick and easy. We've got training materials, toolkits, session plans and professional frameworks - everything you need to improve your youth work practice.