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 120 members from national youth work organizations 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. 

Our Membership Directory


Membership type
SCQF Partnership logo
SCQF Partnership
The SCQF Partnership works with a wide range of awarding bodies, professional bodies and other programme owners to ensure a variety of different types of learning is recognised on the Framework supporting Scottish Government’s aim to ensure parity of esteem of all learning pathways and ensuring the Framework is truly learner centred.
info@scqf.org.uk 0141 225 2922 Website
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Scripture Union Scotland
Scripture Union Scotland is a Christian charity which exists to serve children and young people. With a team of 100+ staff and 2,000+ dedicated volunteers, SU Scotland runs three residential outdoor centres welcoming schools and other groups, delivers local youth work programmes in communities and schools right across Scotland and has a fast-growing digital youth work presence online.
info@suscotland.org.uk 0141 332 1162 Website
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Sea Cadets
Sea Cadets is a national youth charity, offering a different kind of adventure for 10- to 18-year-olds, helping them to launch well in life today. Working with 15,000 young people between 10 and 18 years old across the UK. It has over 400 units across Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Malta and Bermuda all run by 9,000 volunteers.
info@ms-sc.org 0207 654 7000 Website
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See Me Scotland
See Me is Scotland's national programme to end mental health stigma and discrimination. We are encouraging people to take action to make a difference. You can be part of that change by joining a movement of thousands of people across Scotland. Visit the See Us pages and get all the tools and resources you need to take action.
info@seemescotland.org Website
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Shetland Islands Council
Shetland Islands Council Youth & Employability Services supports young people in Shetland, particularly those most in need, to have access to inspirational and life enhancing learning experiences and opportunities that make a difference to their lives. As a service we look to support them to reach their full potential as individuals and as active members of our community.
youthservices@shetland.gov.uk 01595 744490 Website
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Skills Development Scotland
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is Scotland’s national skills body. We contribute to Scotland’s sustainable economic growth by supporting people and businesses to develop and apply their skills. We work with our partners to provide services that deliver the very best outcomes for Scotland’s people, businesses and the economy.
0141 285 6000 Website
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South Ayrshire Council
South Ayrshire Council’s Thriving Communities service was established in June 2021. It brought together the Council’s community-based services: Community Learning and Development, Health and Wellbeing, Employability and Skills, Community Safety and Engagement. Our Youth Work team empower and support young people to improve their life opportunities and chances so as they can plan for a better future. We work collectively to provide our young people with the skills, confidence and resilience required to achieve the very best they can.
thrivingcommunitiesinfo@south-ayrshire.gov.uk 01292 559389 Website
South Lanarkshire Council logo
South Lanarkshire Council
The aim of Youth, Family and Community Learning Service is to Facilitate positive change though negotiated learning that supports a more engaged, confident and equal society. Giving communities choices and voices, by improving aspirations and life chances for young people, adults, families and the wider South Lanarkshire community.
slcyfclsummerlee@glow.sch.uk 01698 552111 Website
St Paul's Youth Forum logo
St. Paul’s Youth Forum
St. Paul’s Youth Forum is a collection of youth focused programmes based in Provanmill in the North East part of Glasgow. Our programmes provide young people between the ages of 0-25 with opportunities to learn, develop, and interact in a safe and fun environment.
0141 770 8559 Website
Stirling Council logo
Stirling Council
The Youth Participation Team is part of the service offered by Schools, Learning & Education at Stirling Council. The Youth Participation Team works with Young People to provide informal learning opportunities to enable them to: • become more confident, resilient and optimistic • manage personal, social and formal relationships • create, describe and apply their learning and skills • participate safely and effectively in groups • consider risk, make reasoned decisions and take control • express their voice and demonstrate social commitment • broaden their perspectives through new experiences and thinking
SPandYP@stirling.gov.uk 01786 233562 Website
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The Boys' Brigade Scotland
The Boys’ Brigade provides opportunities and experiences for children and young people (5 – 18 years) to learn, grow and discover in a safe, fun and caring environment which is rooted in the Christian faith. Our vision is that children and young people experience ‘life to the full’.
support@boys-brigade.org.uk 0300 303 4454 Website
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The Church of Scotland
The Church of Scotland seeks to inspire the people of Scotland and beyond with the Good News of Jesus Christ through enthusiastic worshipping, witnessing, nurturing and serving communities. We engage with approximately 27000 young people in congregations around the country, relying heavily on volunteers who are supported by around 200 local and regional staff. In addition, our social care arm, CrossReach, provide a range of support services for young people and their families in need.
childrenandyouth@churchofscotland.org.uk 0131 225 5722 Website