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Aberdeen Foyer

Aberdeen Foyer

Aberdeen Foyer provides housing support to young people aged 16 years and over in crisis situations. This core service is complemented by a holistic range of programmes including money management, employability initiatives and counselling. 14:19 Fund investment supports 14 to 16 year olds who have been excluded, or are at risk of exclusion, from education and supports

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Aberlour / Leisure & Culture Dundee

Aberlour / Leisure & Culture Dundee

A collaboration between children’s charity Aberlour and Leisure & Culture Dundee, this project aims to promote the use of green space and natural outdoor spaces for free play opportunities for children and families in Dundee and raise the profile, and promote the benefits, of outdoor free play, especially to parents. Aberlour and Leisure and Culture

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Barnardo’s Scotland

Barnardo’s Scotland

One of the UK’s largest children’s charities, Barnardo’s provide a number of services which include family support, befriending, mentoring, parenting groups and many more. Barnardo’s is supported by CashBack for Communities.  More information is available on the CashBack.scot Barnardo’s East Ayrshire is one of the 13 charities in the Intandem portfolio.  For more information see

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Callander Youth Project Trust

Callander Youth Project Trust

Callander Youth Project serves the young people in a 400 square mile area of rural Stirlingshire. It is rooted in the community and offers a continuum of services for young people from primary school through to the age of 25. 14:19 Fund investment supports the expansion of the accredited employability support programme, Steps to Work, which

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Circle

Circle

Circle is a Scottish charity working at the heart of deprived communities across central Scotland. Our aim is to support the most disadvantaged children and families to improve their lives, promote their healthy development and reach their potential.

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Concrete Garden

Concrete Garden

The Concrete Garden is an urban community food growing and creative waste reduction project providing growing space, activities, and events for the people of Possilpark and the wider North Glasgow area. We work with our local community, to increase food growing, composting and creative waste reduction activities. We strive to work alongside local folk to create

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Craigmillar, Edinburgh (Thistle Foundation)

Craigmillar, Edinburgh (Thistle Foundation)

The Thistle Foundation is the host organisation in Craigmillar.  Link Up started in Craigmillar in 2016.

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Earthtime For All Ltd.

Earthtime For All Ltd.

Earthtime is an award-winning charity, accredited by the Forest School Association, connecting children and young people with the natural environment; using creative and woodland based activities to improve self-esteem, health and well-being.

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East Ayrshire Carers Centre

East Ayrshire Carers Centre

East Ayrshire Carers Centre provides support advice, information, training, advocacy, social activities, drop in centres, benefit and money advice & respite breaks for carers of all ages in East Ayrshire.  We also have young carers groups who use our facilities in Cumnock, Kilmarnock and Dalmellington weekly. 14:19 Fund investment supports young carers who do not

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East Ayrshire Carers Centre

East Ayrshire Carers Centre

East Ayrshire Carers Centre supports carers and their families across East Ayrshire with Self-directed Support, helping them to identify suitable care plans and put them into place. This includes providing information, guidance and advice on the principles of Self-directed Support, assessing the family’s needs and helping them to explore the options available. www.eastayrshirecarers.org.uk @EACarers

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Family Action in Rogerfield & Easterhouse (FARE)

Family Action in Rogerfield & Easterhouse (FARE)

A community hub in the Easterhouse area of Glasgow with a focus on young people and employment. 14:19 Fund investment supports an integrated pathway of early intervention and vocational training for young people in need of support to secure a positive destination. The programme is delivered in classrooms and via work based practice with strong

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Family and Community Development West Lothian

Family and Community Development West Lothian

Play is our work. Visionary, innovative, caring and fun, we are an independent charity helping West Lothian children to get the best start in life Family and Community Development West Lothian has been supporting children and families since 1989.

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Gallatown, Kirkcaldy (Kirkcaldy YMCA)

Gallatown, Kirkcaldy (Kirkcaldy YMCA)

  Kirkcaldy YMCA is the host organisation for the Link Up worker. Gary Hughes started as the Link Up Worker early in March 2012.     Gallatown is a suburb in north east Kirkcaldy near Dysart in coastal Fife. Originally called Gallowstown, (from the frequent execution of criminals in feudal times, or from the special

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Get Hooked on Fishing

Get Hooked on Fishing

Uses angling to engage young people, help them to set goals and establish a positive pathway into employment, education or training. 14:19 Fund investment supports operations at Broom Fishery in Annan, Glasgow, North Ayrshire and North Lanarkshire.

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Gorbals (Crossroads Youth and Community Association)

Gorbals (Crossroads Youth and Community Association)

Community: Gorbals (Laurieston).    Crossroads Youth and Community Association is the host organisation partnering with Inspiring Scotland on Link Up.  The Gorbals is an area on the south bank of the river Clyde in Glasgow made up of the districts of Laurieston, Tradeston, Kingston, and Hutchesontown.  

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Healthy Valleys

Healthy Valleys

Healthy Valleys is a community led health initiative, established in 2003 by community members, voluntary and public sector agencies. Our vision is to reduce health inequalities, promote positive lifestyles and improve health and wellbeing in rural South Lanarkshire communities.

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Hot Chocolate Trust

Hot Chocolate Trust

A city centre youth work organisation in Dundee. 14:19 Fund investment supports organisational development and activities supporting young people’s transitions into positive destinations

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Impact Arts

Impact Arts

Uses the arts to improve the lives of vulnerable young people and marginalised communities. 14:19 Fund investment supports creative programmes which build young people’s softer skills and skills for employment. in 2017, Impact Arts also started to receive investment through CashBack for Communities.  More information is available on the Cashback website

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Leith, Edinburgh (Bethany Christian Trust)

Leith, Edinburgh (Bethany Christian Trust)

The Link Up host in Leith is Bethany Christian Trust. Ian, the local Link Up Worker started with Bethany in January 2012. Leith lies to the north of Edinburgh, and although now part of Edinburgh, it was once the most important port in Scotland and a borough in its own right. This history still shapes

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Mar Policies, Bowmar & Hawkhill, Allloa (Hawkhill Community Association)

In Alloa, Hawkhill Community Association is hosting the Link Up worker  based from the  Hawkhill Community Centre which lies to the North of its neighbouring communities of the Bowmar and Mar Policies. Sara, the Link Up worker started in January. The communities of Mar Policies, Bowmar and Hawkhill are located in the South East of

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Muirhouse, Edinburgh (Muirhouse Youth Development Group)

Muirhouse, Edinburgh (Muirhouse Youth Development Group)

Muirhouse Youth Development Group (MYDG) is the host organisation supporting the Link Up worker in Muirhouse. Muirhouse is a district of north Edinburgh with a population of around 5,500. Although the name refers to the original mansion built for the Davidson Family in 1832, the modern residential area of Muirhouse was built as a council

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Murton Wildlife Trust for Environmental Education

Murton Wildlife Trust for Environmental Education

Murton Trust, uses the natural environment as a vehicle for education and training. 14:19 Fund investment supports the development of a nature reserve providing accredited training courses in land management, animal husbandry, rural skills, personal development and employability skills as an alternative to school curriculum for young people aged 14 to 16 years. Courses also

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National Autistic Society

National Autistic Society

Find out what The National Autistic Society does to support autistic people and their families across the UK, and how we’re working to change society for the better for those on the autism spectrum

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North West Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire (Home-Start Ayrshire)

North West Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire (Home-Start Ayrshire)

Home Start Ayrshire is the host organisation for Link Up in North West Kilmarnock. The communities of Onthank, Tourhill, Alton Hill, Knockinlaw and parts of Longpark make up North West Kilmarnock – home to over 5,000 people.  Neill, the Community Facilitator, started working on Link Up late in November 2014. The communities of Onthank, Tourhill,

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PASP

PASP

Parent Action for Safe Play (PASP) is an award-winning community organisation based in Coatbridge dedicated to developing and improving  play, youth and sport services for local children and young people. We are run by the local community for the local community. We have been successful in establishing a state-of-the-art play area and we provide street play

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Possilpark (North Glasgow Housing Association)

Possilpark (North Glasgow Housing Association)

Community: Possilpark, Glasgow.   North Glasgow Housing Association (NGHA) through their social enterprise subsidiary NG2 is hosting the Link Up worker in Possil. Jane, the Link Up worker   started with NG2 at the beginning of February 2012.

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Rural & Urban Training Scheme – RUTS

Rural & Urban Training Scheme – RUTS

Uses motorcycle and bicycle mechanics to improve the lives and career options of young people at risk of disengaging with education. 14:19 Fund investment supports a number of programmes delivered regularly across Clackmannanshire, Dundee, East Lothian, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Fife, Midlothian and West Lothian.

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Saltcoats, North Ayrshire (The Ayrshire Community Trust)

Saltcoats, North Ayrshire (The Ayrshire Community Trust)

The Ayrshire Community Trust (TACT) is the host organisation for Link Up in Saltcoats, North Ayrshire. Saltcoats Link Up was established in 2014. Saltcoats is one of the three communities that make up what is known locally as ‘The Three Towns’ in North Ayrshire. There is a good sense of community and a strong sense

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Showcase the Street

Showcase the Street

Makes dance, drama, fashion and sports coaching accessible to young people in Dundee. 14:19 Fund investment supports the delivery of accredited courses to young people aged 14 to 16 years in dance, drama, fashion and sports coaching

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Smart Play Network

Smart Play Network

Our mission is to: • Ensure that play services and projects are supported and valued for their role in children’s development and wellbeing. • Support, deliver and promote the value and benefits of play projects and services, toy libraries and other ventures to offer high quality, sustainable provision for children in Scotland. • Work alongside others

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Station House Media Unit

Station House Media Unit

SHMU supports participation in community media work in regeneration areas in Central and North Aberdeen. 14:19 Fund investment supports delivery of two media training initiatives: an early interventions programme for 14 to 16 year olds and a positive transitions programme for 16 to 19 year olds.

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Stepping Stones for Families

Stepping Stones for Families

Our vision is that all children and young people have an enjoyable life in a healthy, fair and safe environment where they are respected and supported to achieve their full potential. For thirty years, Stepping Stones for Families has worked alongside children, young people and families to give them support, opportunities and a voice in

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Street League

Street League

Street League is the UK’s leading sport for employment charity.  It uses football to help transform the lives of disadvantaged young people who are at risk of social exclusion. 14:19 Fund investment supports expansion of activities across Argyll and Bute, East Ayrshire, Edinburgh, Dundee, Glasgow, Inverclyde, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, South Lanarkshire, West Dunbartonshire

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Tomorrow’s People

Tomorrow’s People

Helps those who are disengaged to get a job and keep it long term. 14:19 Fund investment supports expansion of various programmes focusing on community based challenge projects for young people aged 16 to 19 years as a basis for developing employability skills. Further support is then offered to help young people plan and be

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Tullochan Trust

Tullochan Trust

Offers a range of activities to vulnerable young people in West Dunbartonshire. 14:19 Fund investment supports two year Future Choices programme involving one-to-one support and skills development for young people who are at risk of disengaging from education.

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Venture Trust

Venture Trust

Venture trust works with disengaged young people aged 16 to 25 years by giving them time and space in a wilderness setting, enabling them to progress into employment, education or training. 14:19 Fund investment supports Inspiring Young Futures, a personal development programme for young carers and those leaving care aged between 16 and 19 years.

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VOCAL

VOCAL

VOCAL provides a brokerage service for carers in Edinburgh and Midlothian, to increase their confidence to take up Self-directed Support for themselves and the person they support. This includes providing information on Self-directed Support options, identifying personal outcomes, preparing for assessments and reviews, developing creative solutions to achieve outcomes, peer support and a training and

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Whitfield, Dundee (Volunteer Centre Dundee)

Whitfield, Dundee (Volunteer Centre Dundee)

The Volunteer Centre Dundee  current host the Link Up Worker in Dundee. Whitfield is a residential area situated in the North of Dundee that was built in 1960 to accommodate the expanding population. Housing mainly consisted of ‘low rise, deck access’ flats, however over the years it has experienced a lot of change with large

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Wise Group

Wise Group

The Wise Group is a social enterprise founded that tackles social, economic and environmental problems. It’s CashBack for Communities project, CashBack Connections, is a two-year programme which will target young people in stage 1 and 2 of the employability pipeline.

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Yipworld

Yipworld

Delivers early intervention programmes in secondary schools across Ayrshire. 14:19 Fund investment supports young people in schools and in community settings to achieve positive destinations of employment, education and training. Support is also provided to vulnerable young people leaving school with few or no qualifications.

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Youth Scotland

Youth Scotland

Youth Scotland is the network of youth clubs and groups across Scotland. Its CashBack for Communities project is Generation CashBack in the theme of Diversionary Youth Work and works within a consortium of Youth Scotland, Girlguiding Scotland, Boys’ Brigade and Scouts Scotland.

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YouthLink Scotland

YouthLink Scotland

YouthLink Scotland is the national agency for youth work. It is a membership organisation and represents the interests and aspirations of the whole of the sector both voluntary and statutory. Through CashBack for Communities it administrates an annual small grant scheme to resource community-based youth work organisations to provide diversionary activities for disadvantaged young people.

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