Looking for a national bank of evidence to demonstrate the impact of youth work to funders and those making the policy decisions?
Our Impact Hub is all about showing results, great results for young people because of great youth work. This Hub is updated year round with the very latest statistics, facts, policy and case studies.
It allows us to capture the ‘why’ of youth work, showcasing the extent of our life changing impact, which makes us more seen and understood by those that fund us.
Youth work is an integral part of a young person’s education journey.
Our effect, radical. Our vision, ambitious. Our education, progressive. Our sector, impactful.
YouthLink Scotland delivered over 3158 learning places over 2021-22, with a total of 162 online training events put on for the sector.
I was self-harming regularly; sometimes not even aware I was doing it and was fighting off suicidal thoughts daily. That all changed when I started to access youth work services through The Toon, run by the Youth Enquiry Service.Young person, Impact of Community-Based Youth Work in Dumfries & Galloway report
Without LGBT Youth Scotland lockdown would have been horrible…getting support from youth workers has helped a lot. My mental health would have been in a much worse state than it is now, and I am not sure I’d be safe or alive right now.” – Impact of LGBT Youth Scotland’s Digital Youth Work on Young People report.Impact of LGBT Youth Scotland’s Digital Youth Work on Young People report
Find out how youth work complements the formal curriculum, creating more flexibility and choice for young people and enabling their development as confident, successful learners.
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