Perth & Kinross Council

Services for Young People, CLD section is a non-statutory Children, Young People and Families Service which provides a focussed and holistic early intervention and prevention provision for young people through a range of projects, activities and achievement awards. The service includes both full and part time qualified and experienced Community Learning and Development practitioners, working in a flexible manner across the localities of Perth and Kinross, schools and in the facility @Scott Street. Our team use a range of formal and informal methods of learning and social development with individuals and groups in their communities. The programmes and activities are developed in dialogue with participants, working particularly with those excluded from participation in the decisions and processes that shape their lives. Our aim is to support and provide alternative engagement to young people deemed to be vulnerable or at risk to themselves or to others, or who may be offending or disengaged from formal education.