Local Support for Young People
Achieve More Scotland is a registered SCIO based in Glasgow that delivers programmes of diversionary activity to young people from areas of high social deprivation. Diversionary activities take the form of sports, physical activity, group-work, volunteering, employability and personal development sessions. We improve young people’s physical and mental health and well-being, confidence and self-esteem, aspirations, personal responsibility and life chances by engaging them in weekly, structured, positive activities that work across communities and are delivered by role models.
Achieve More Scotland
116 Elderslie Street
Telephone: 0141 558 4300
Active East is an exciting programme which aims to create a legacy from the 2014 Commonwealth Games for young people in the East of Glasgow by increasing levels of physical activity and building skills through volunteering.
Glasgow G34 9HZ
0141 588 1567
The ARC (Autism Resource Centre)
Information services - this service is available in person, over the phone, by email or in writing.
We work with the Adult Autism Additional Support Team, led by the ARC‘s Speech and Language Therapist, and with Children’s autism services to help make sure people on the autism spectrum and their families receive the most effective care possible.
Autism Resource Centre
c/o North West Social Work Services
17 Gullane Street
Beatroute Arts is a community-led charity based in Balornock in the North East of the city of Glasgow, offering high-quality, free creative and holistic activities for young people between the ages of 8 and 25 and adult community groups such as older people and adults with complex support needs in order to improve quality of life for our local community.
Beatroute Arts Centre
285 Wallacewell Rd
Telephone 0141 558 1387
Bolt FM has empowered young people to own and operate their own radio station since 2001 – giving them a unique voice in their community. The average age of the board is 21 with many young people going on to study in a related subject at college/ university.
CEDAR (children experiencing domestic abuse recovery) is a unique way of working with children, young people and their mothers who have experienced domestic abuse.
Referrals are accepted from all agencies, and mothers and young people can also self refer to the project.
0141 553 4085
Our priority is to provide assistance to those who face daily challenges within our key priority areas; Health, Equality, Learning and Poverty (HELP). In addition we offer support in the form of delivery and/or partnership to external charities and other organisations who offer value in the community and whose principles fit within these key priority areas.
0141 551 4294
Church House, Bridgeton seeks to build positive relationships with the children and young people.
The facilities and activities of Churchy help enable our staff and volunteers to get alongside and encourage our young members to grow and develop, at their own pace, into young adults.
It is hoped that the influence of Churchy will help them to recognise their own abilities, gifts and talents and to become more able to make choices and decisions affecting their future.
22 Queen Mary Street
0141 554 8045
Church of Nazarene
ROC cafe Youth Club, Badminton Club, Kids Club
12-14 Burgher Street
Parkhead Glasgow G31 4TB
0141 556 0127
Opened in partnership with Provanhall Housing Association, the Connie is a community regeneration facility that caters for all the community. Services for adults, young people and elderly are deliverd and the dedicated team of staff and volunteers go all out to welcome everyone in.
Address: 39 Conisborough Rd, Glasgow G34 9QN
Phone: 0141 771 3134
The Croft @ Barlinnie
Providing support, information and advice to visitors to prisoners at HMP Barlinnie, Glasgow
Do you have a family/friend inside HMP Barlinnie? Worried about how you and the family will cope? Confused about the prison system and visiting? Money, debts and housing concerns? We are here to support you. Download Information Pack.
Address: Smithycroft Rd, Glasgow G33 2EE
Phone: 0141 770 5694
FARE (Family Action in Rogerfield and Easterhouse)
Works within communities to improve the lives of children and families living in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.
We bring together people of all ages to build positive relationships and trust.
Through providing practical support and social and educational activities we strive to raise peoples’ aspirations, equip them with the skills to deal with the day to day demands of 21st century life and to be more actively involved in their communities.
31 Drumlanrig Avenue
0141 771 9151
Fuse offers a safe place for young people with a café area, gig space, annex and internet café
Fuse is more than providing an alcohol & drug free venue for local young people to gather. The activities and resources we make available are always evolving to meet the needs and requests of young people. The building of positive relationships between Fuse members and youth workers is pivotal to successfully developing the confidence, social and employability skills of these young people.
The national focus for young people in Scotland is on developing services to enable young people to become confident individuals, successful learners, effective contributors and responsible citizens
1567 Shettleston Rd
0141 778 4477
GEDS (Gerbera Eating Disorder Support)
This is an informal peer led support group for people affected by difficulties with food, eating and body image in Glasgow and surrounding areas
Our weekly support groups take place at:
The Tom Allan Centre
23 Elmbank St, Glasgow G2 4PB
Geezabreak, a voluntary organisation, provides family support and flexible respite services to parents with children aged 0-16 years (up to 18 years for children with disabilities), predominantly within the North East Area in Glasgow. Respite Care Service (Family Based) and Respite Sitter Service (Home Based) are short term flexible services offered and they are set out to:
- develop a deeper understanding of the needs of our clients
- support families through difficulties and stressful times
- ensure vulnerable children and young people feel supported and safe
1450 – 1456 Gallowgate
0141 573 2900
The GK Experience is a Youth Work Charity founded on the belief that young people are brilliant and that they all deserve the same opportunities in order to enable them to reach their potential. Youth workers and young leaders work together to support amazing young people facing challenges in their everyday lives.
759A Argyle Street
At the Gladiator Programme, we run a wide range of physical activities for children and young people. By combining play and sport, these activities provide exciting opportunities for children and young people to become and stay active.
Auchinlea Road Auchinlea Recreation Centre, Glasgow Area, Glasgow G34 9NW
0141 771 7600
The Happy Club, Glasgow, is open to any child with a disability, autism, feeling isolated or vulnerable.
39-43 Conisborough Rd, Glasgow G34 9QN
We consider the arts as a positive tool for change – helping people to:
Build confidence and attain new skills
Get back into work or education
Source work in the creative arts
Enjoy better health or simply improve quality of life
From dance to digital, our door is always open.
Impact Arts at our Glasgow office on 0141 575 3001
Includem has always worked in the community with young people who often find it difficult to get the support they need from other services.
At the heart of everything we do is a belief that no young person is ever beyond help and they are full of strengths and potential, that with the right support, at the right time, can be unlocked so they can live fulfilling lives.
- Crisis support
- Reducing offending
- Preventing family breakdown
- Transitional support
- Community alternatives to residential care
- Raising attainment
We have offices in Glasgow, Dundee, Stirling, Aberdeen and Glenrothes. To get in touch with us, contact our Head Office in Glasgow on:
Academy Office Park
Glasgow, G51 1PR
Telephone: 0141 427 0523
We give people the opportunity to get their lives back on track by enabling them to develop new skills and feelings of self worth.
We do this by providing a safe place with access to:Educational opportunities and recreational activities
- Essential facilities including showers, telephone, laundry and internet
- Support staff and counsellors
35 East Campbell Street
Young Person’s Counsellor.
Templeton Building GGCNHS
62 Templeton Street
Glasgow G40 1DA
0141 277 7515
The MEND Programme is a free fun course for families with children aged 7 to 13 who are above a healthy weight for age and height. This comprehensive education and exercise programme runs twice a week for ten weeks.
Glasgow Club Springburn
10 Kay Street
PEEK (Possibilities for Each and Every Kid) offers innovative arts, leisure and free play activities for over 300 children and 70 young people aged between five and twenty five living in the east end of Glasgow. It gives them the motivation, self-confidence and skills they need to change their lives.
Crownpoint Sports Complex
183 Crownpoint Rd
Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm
Reidvale Adventure Play Association (RAPA)
RAPA aims to improve the lives of children and young people (0-16yrs) and their families including children and young people with additional support needs and their families in a fully integrated, safe, supervised playground environment in their local community.
0141 550 2320
Royston Youth Action
Provision of youth and community services for Royston
0141 572 0984
325 Royston Rd
Monday - Wednesday 9:30 - 5:30pm, Thursday 9:30am - 9:00pm, Friday 9:30am - 10:00pm
Parkhead Youth Project
The service activity is designed to meet the needs of young people and to improve their quality of life, promote social inclusion and peer interaction, make valuable use of their leisure time and positively contribute to the overall regeneration of the local area.
32-134 Westmuir St
0141 550 2621
Pavillion Youth Cafe
Pavillion provide young people with a safe, welcoming and alcohol and drug-free environment for children and young people in the local area
47 Aberdalgie Rd, Glasgow G34 9HX
0141 781 4525
We provide a wide range of activities for age groups 5-7, 8-12 and 12 plus in Beattock Street, Whiterose Hall, Bridgeton Community Learning Centre (BCLC), YMCA Tollcross and offer support to Family Meal and Homework Club and a recent Film Making Project.
1 Westmuir Street
Platform is the arts centre at the heart of The Bridge, located in Easterhouse, offering a year-round programme of cutting edge performance, music, visual arts and participation. Platform views culture and creativity as a bedrock of a healthy and inclusive society. Our work is rooted in our location and engages directly with our audiences. We work with a range of local and national partners to bring together communities and artists.
Address: 1000 Westerhouse Rd, Glasgow G34 9JW
Phone: 0141 276 9696
Police Scotland Youth Volunteers (PSYV)
The Police Scotland Youth Volunteers (PSYV) are groups of up to 24 young people based across Scotland. Supported by adult volunteers and led by a police constable the PSYV volunteer at community and national events across Scotland.
The PSYV programme aims to strengthen the relationship with the police and young people, breaking down barriers and promoting positive role models
PO Box 2460
Community Safety Glasgow
727 London Road
0141 276 7596
Quarriers Family Support Service is designed to help families affected by substance misuse. It supports the whole family, addressing key areas where support is needed and can make a meaningful difference.
The Calvay Centre, 16 Calvay Crescent, Barlanark, Glasgow G33 4RE
0141 781 4264
Provide recreational facilities, or the organisation of recreational activities, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended. This is achieved through a monthly Club that will allow young people with special needs to play and interact with other children and assisted support from volunteers. Our Club allows the parents/carers of these young people some time to relax and watch their child interact and play with others
SOUTH CAMLACHIE YOUTH PROJECT (SCYP)
SCYP - South Camlachie Youth Project is based in Barrowfield in the East End of Glasgow.
The project works with local young people from the ages of 8-25yrs in a variety of different ways.
The football programme is just one of the many elements of the youth project and we are currently delivering a full training programme and competitive teams at Amateur and U17's level.
184 Crownpoint Road
The Spark is the largest provider of school based counselling and education programmes to children and young people in Scotland. Our dedicated Children and Young People Team (CYP) has become a trusted partner to local authorities and schools across the country.
0808 802 0050
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.
30 Langdale St, Glasgow G33 1EW
0141 770 8559
The Sunshine Club is a club for children with a diagnosed disability and their families. The Sunshine Club offer a safe and secure place for your children to play and for you to have a cuppa and a chat. We have an arts and crafts on a Tuesday, along with computer consoles, board games and colouring.We often have a movie night the last Thursday of the month and are currently working on a programme of new activities for the children. Update description
5 Shandwick Street, G34 9DP Glasgow
The Talking Rooms
EK Business Centre
14 Stroud Rd, East Kilbride, Glasgow G75 0YA
Junior and Senior Drop In Sessions
Are you stuck at home bored with no money to have fun with your friends or being asked to move on from where you are for being loud ? Then come to our Junior and Senior youth drop in's every Saturday. It's free and you and your mates can play pool/snooker, record music in our studio or have a gaming tournament on out PS4/Xbox one, theirs table tennis, movie nights and arts n crafts, check out the video for more details.
1161 Tollcross Road Glasgow G32 8HB
0141 763 1611
Toonspeak - The Young People's Theatre
We work with professional artists who challenge and inspire young people to create their own performances and manage their own projects – all of our work is young people led and we have 6 places for young people on our voluntary Board of Directors. We aim to expand young people’s imaginations to help them reach their full potential and to inspire positive change within communities of disadvantage across the city. We ensure that anyone, regardless of experience, ability or personal circumstances can take part.
Barmulloch Residents Centre,
54 Quarrywood Road,
Glasgow G21 3ET |
Shell Twilight Basketball is a national programme which provides basketball sessions infused with education and life-skills. Sessions are free and are available for all 11-21 years olds.
The Legacy Hub
301 Springfield Road
Glasgow G40 3LJ
0141 218 4640
The Urban Fox Programme is a voluntary managed project, providing young people within the East End of Glasgow with a wide range of educational and diversionary activities.These include supervised sports and leisure programmes, health and social education guidance programmes, IT training, as well as many other structured learning programmes which are all designed to provide young people with the skills and confidence to make positive decisions about the issues and influences they may face growing up in the East End. Through attendance to the many available Urban Fox programme initiative, we aim to promote self-development and to raise self-esteem in our young members.
The Urban Fox Programme
48 Methven Street
0141 556 1195
Weigh To Go
This service is for young people who are overweight and want to lose or manage their weight.
Weigh To Go incorporates ongoing support from a Weigh To Go Nurse and Slimming World to promote healthy, sustainable and successful weight loss.
Healthy Eating and Physical Activity will compliment this and you will be encouraged to do both of these.
0141 451 2727
YoMo (young Movers)
YoMo (Young Movers) is Glasgow's North East and North West Youth Empowerment Charity, providing services that empower young people that live across the North East and North West of Glasgow.
39 Conisborough Road, Glasgow, G34 9QN.
Youth Community Support Agency (YCSA)
At YCSA, we provide holistic support through a variety of in-house services to ensure young people have maximum and effective support. The main focus of our work is to engage those young people deemed ‘hard to reach’, at risk of social exclusion and on the fringes of society.
0141 420 6600
48 Darnley Street
National Support for Young People