“This is a significant step forward in the SNP government’s package of measures to improve the mental health support available for children and young people.”
“Young people living in, or leaving, the care system often face additional barriers to learning – which is why this funding can be so vital. “
The Young Carers Grant will open on Monday 21st of October for applications from people in Scotland aged 16, 17 and 18.
“A major reason for the higher incidence of early deaths was poverty and its impact across the whole of a child’s life”
Applications are open for the Scottish book Trust’s What’s Your Story? programme. Now in its fifth year.
Independent charity Crimestoppers youth programme fearless.org visited Orkney last week to share information about the charity’s unique anonymous service.
The group is made up of users of the Skatepark who are keen to improve the facilities in Orkney and to encourage more people to take up wheeled sports.
A public meeting to discuss how to improve Kirkwall’s Skatepark will take place tonight, Thursday 1st of August at 7.30pm in the Youth Cafe, Kirkwall Town Hall
Orkney Islands Council is advising that applications are now open for assistance towards the cost of supporting young people to continue their studies.
Seven young people from Orkney joined peers from seven other council areas across northern Scotland recently to talk about issues affecting them.