The collective voice of youth work in Scotland

We are the national agency for youth work, working with over 130 members across the country to ensure all young people have access to high-quality youth work.
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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 winners and finalists at this year's #YLS Awards

Helene Rodgers celebrates her national youth work awards winner

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.

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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.

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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.