Our members make us who we are

They are the driving force behind everything we do, bringing a unique blend of passion, expertise and energy to supporting Scotland’s young people.

With over 100 members from national youth work organisations to local authority providers and community-based groups, our membership represents the diversity and strength of the youth work sector. 

We’re proud to stand beside them as they work in partnership with young people to create a brighter, happier, fairer Scotland. 

Join us and become part of a movement dedicated to creating a brighter future for Scotland’s young people. 

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Aberdeen City Council
Aberdeen City Youth Work team is part of Aberdeen City Council’s CLD service. The priorities for the team are Youth Work in Schools and Youth Participation. The team covers the whole of the city and its offer is open to both primary and secondary schools. The offer includes one to one support, group work, awards and support for transition.
07917 284484 Website
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Aberdeenshire Council
Aberdeenshire Council’s Education and Children’s Services Community Learning and Development Team work with adults, young people and communities to change lives and strengthen communities through learning: • Experienced staff who use different learning methods to help people living and working in Aberdeenshire • Free learning in small groups or one to one; Online and face to face learning is available (where possible) • Help and support to learn new skills, improve existing skills and achieve your goals and gain qualifications
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Aberlour Children's Charity
Aberlour Children’s Charity is one of the largest Scottish children’s charities, helping to build brighter futures for children and young people throughout Scotland. At Aberlour we know that not all children are born with an equal chance. Together, we will be brave for children, young people and families and strive to overcome poverty, disadvantage and discrimination. Aberlour’s mission is to reach Scotland’s disadvantaged children as early as possible to stop damage being done, before families reach crisis point, before it’s too late.
0800 085 6150 Website
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Alcohol Focus Scotland
Alcohol Focus Scotland is the national charity working to prevent and reduce alcohol-related harm. We want to reduce the impact of alcohol on individuals, families, communities and Scotland as a whole, through the implementation of effective alcohol control policies and legislation. We want to see fewer people have their health damaged or lives cut short due to alcohol, fewer children and families suffering as a result of other people's drinking, and communities free from alcohol-related crime and violence.
0141 572 6700 Website
Angus Council
The aim of the Vibrant Communities service is to support and empower the communities in Angus. Our priorities are: • To maximise inclusion and reduce inequalities • Our communities to be strong, resilient and led by citizens Working with groups and individuals, particularly those facing discrimination and disadvantage, we support young people, adults, families and wider community to engage in learning, personal development, and active citizenship with a focus on bringing about change in their lives and communities.
01241 464628 Website
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Barnardo’s Scotland
Barnardo’s Scotland support children, young people and their families in our specialised community-based services across Scotland. We believe in children and we believe every child and young person has a right to thrive. Our policy calls reflect our priority influencing areas set within our overarching strategic aims of Stronger Families, Safer Childhoods and Positive Futures.
0131 446 7000 Website
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BBC Children in Need
BBC Children in Need is here to make sure that every child has the childhood they deserve – and the support they need to thrive. We are committed to funding the grassroots organisations and project workers across the UK that provide the vital positive relationships children need to help them navigate the challenges in their lives. The projects we support, inspire and champion children and young people to ensure they have opportunities and can reach their goals. And that will always be our approach.
0141 422 6111 Website
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British Red Cross
The British Red Cross connects people’s kindness with those in crisis so that individuals and communities can prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters at home and around the world. We provide impartial support to people covering three key areas – disasters & emergencies, displacement, and migration & health inequalities. As signatories to the #iWill Power of Youth charter, we support young people’s humanitarian action through a range of young person-led programmes, volunteer opportunities and partnerships connected to our vision of a world where everyone gets the help they need.
0344 871 11 11 Website
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Care Inspectorate
The Care Inspectorate is a scrutiny body which supports improvement. That means we look at the quality of care in Scotland to ensure it meets high standards. Where we find that improvement is needed, we support services to make positive changes. Our vision is that everyone experiences safe, high-quality care that meets their needs, rights and choices.
0345 600 9527 Website
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CentreStage Communities
Established in 2006, CentreStage use the arts to bring people of all ages and backgrounds together. Whether you are looking to find yourself by joining one of our wide range of classes and activities, perform on stage, watch a show stopping live performance or indulge in delicious food and drinks at our Café Bar, CentreStage has something for everyone.
01563 551505 Website
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Cheviot Youth
Cheviot Youth aims to provide the highest level of support and guidance to facilitate the growth of young people from dependency to one of interdependence; we do this by supporting their personal, emotional and social development and ensuring that their voice, influence and place within their community and society is heard and recognised.
01573 228285 Website
Clackmannanshire Council
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