East Ayrshire Carers Centre provides ongoing employability advice, information, training, work placements and support to young people who care for a parent, sibling or family member who struggles due to illness, disability, mental ill health, problematic substance use or addiction. Our aim is to ensure young carers have choices and chances in life to moveRead More
Action for Children delivers services aimed at young people who are unemployed and who may have other issues restricting their ability to access the job market. OFN investment supports a number of important programmes that improve young peopleâ€™s ability to move into a positive destination such as Youthbuild, Hospitality, Aiming High and STAY. CashBack forRead More
Move On works in Glasgow and Edinburgh supporting vulnerable young people and those affected by homelessness to take control of their lives and achieve their aspirations and goals.Â Investment from Our Future Now enables Move On to deliver a person-centred, trauma informed and flexible service, featuring: 1:1 longer-term transition support (including 1:1 mentoring), personal development,Read More
Our Future Now investment supports â€˜Tullochan Futuresâ€™; a post-16 personal development programme aimed at marginalised young people that are furthest removed from the job market in West Dunbartonshire.Â The aim is to improve their wellbeing and resilience and gain the skills, confidence and experience to make a successful and sustainable transition to a productive, healthRead More
With OFN investment, Yipworld delivers an outreach youth work model to vulnerable young people aged 16-25 years old in rural communities across East Ayrshire.Â With a focus on improving health and wellbeing (particularly mental health) young people are assisted to progress towards positive action and ultimately to sustainable employment. Â In addition to providing support toRead More
Calman Trust (â€˜Calmanâ€™) is a young peopleâ€™s service based in the Highlands that offers a range of support and learning opportunities to enable young people to manage the challenges that could hold them back in their transition to independent living and the world of work. Depending on their needs and choices, young people can progressRead More
Hot Chocolate Trust is a city centre youth work organisation in Dundee supporting 300-400 young people each year with their journeys into adulthood. We blend responsive, holistic youth work with specialist work and resourcing (e.g. creative arts, education, employment and training support, activism) to maximize young peopleâ€™s participation, agency, responsibility and outcomes. Our Future NowRead More
Street League is a leading Youth Employability provider in Scotland who deliver services with 16-25 year olds who are not in work and who face barriers to progressing in life.Â Street League delivers sport (including football, dance, gym based fitness and multi-sport programmes), SQA accredited learning opportunities and employability work as a package to supportRead More
Aberdeen FoyerÂ provides housing support to young people aged 16 years and over in crisis situations. This core service is complemented by a holistic range of programs including money management, employability initiatives and counselling.Â OFN Fund investment supports those aged 16-25 who have been, or are at risk of, exclusion from education and supports the provision ofÂ aRead More
FARE Scotland (Family Action in Rogerfield and Easterhouse) is a voluntary organisation working within disadvantaged communities throughout Central Scotland. FARE strive to raise people’s aspirations, encourage them to become more involved in their communities, create opportunities for personal development and equip them with the skills required to deal with the demands of 21st century life.Read More
RUTS provide a wide?ranging choice of academy style programmes adapted to individual need that are targeted towards youths with multiple barriers such as care experience, or lack of work experience and skills. Our vocational (STEM) and health/wellbeing (Cycling/Boxing) based programmes promote positive relationships between health and work with employability skills embedded throughout.Read More
OFN investment supports ENABLE Worksâ€™ flagship schools transition programme Stepping Up, which enables young disabled people to make a successful transition from school into employment, education or training.Â Â Supporting young people age 16+, specialist Employment Coordinators work with each young person to build their aspiration for work and to gain the skills employers value. Â Through vocationalRead More
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