Youth Work Resources

We know that good youth work requires good youth work resources. That’s why we’re continuing to build a comprehensive library of toolkits, lesson plans, publications, professional frameworks, case studies and guidance to help you improve your youth work practice. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Let us know.


Resource Type
Thematic Area
Policy & Consultations
Oral Evidence to Justice Committee on Hate Crime Public Order (Scotland) Bill
Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1
Policy & Consultations
Comment on Raising the Age of Referral to the Principal Reporter
Raising the age of referral to the principal reporter
Policy & Consultations
YLS YS Joint Statement on Sale of Pyrotechnics in Scotland
We are issuing a joint statement on the Use of Fireworks in Scotland and Tackling the Misuse of Pyrotechnics consultation.
Policy & Consultations
Statement on Sexual Health Standards in Scotland
YouthLink Scotland understands that access to sexual health care is an imperative for young people and is an essential part of improving the health and well-being of the country.
Policy & Consultations
Response to Scottish Government on Education Recovery Action Plan
YouthLink Scotland response to Education Recovery: Key Actions and Next Steps The contribution of education to Scotland’s COVID Recovery.
The Link Sector Magazine
The Link - 2015 - Equality
Giving all young people an equal chance in life is right at the core of a truly great society, and youth work’s ethos.
The Link Sector Magazine
The Link - 2020 - Resilient, Resourceful, Reimagined
Our sector demonstrated incredible resilience throughout the pandemic - find out more how it supported young people through Covid-19.
The Link Sector Magazine
The Link - 2021 - Our Climate Emergency
With COP26 landing in Glasgow, we looked at how youth work plays an important role in supporting young people to engage in climate issues.
Policy & Consultations
Response to Scottish Government Draft Public Engagement on Climate Change Strategy
Climate Change - Net Zero Nation: Draft Public Engagement Strategy - Consultation
Policy & Consultations
Response to Includem Report Recommendations
YouthLink Scotland response to Includem’s Voices Report, focusing on families’ experiences of poverty and what works in services
Policy & Consultations
Response to GIRFEC Refresh Consultation
Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) Refresh - Practice Guidance - Stakeholder Consultation
Policy & Consultations
Oral Reponse to Equality and Human Rights Committee on Incorporation of UNCRC into Scots Law
United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1