Canongate Youth

Canongate Youth supports young people aged from 5 to 24 years old. CY uses group work and activities to develop team work and social networking skills among the young people who attend.

CY Services

Children and Youth Services have a range of opportunities for young people in the local area, which includes; Southside, Holyrood, Old Town, and Dumbiedykes. There is a weekly programme of groups activities to help young people develop new skills and boost their confidence.

CY also work closely with local schools to support young people.

Play Rangers is a group for people aged 5-12 , and offers young people a chance to play safely outdoors. Play sessions run daily.Please contact [email protected] for details.

Employability and Training

Canongate Youth provides employability support to young people aged 14-24 from across Edinburgh and the Lothians.

  • The Gate (Pre-employment) offers young people employability support through one to one and group work sessions.
  • The Gate (Next Steps) offers individual support for those who have progressed onto employment training or further education.

Contact Susie McIntyre on [email protected] for more information about The Gate

2 Employability Fund training programmes work with young people who have left school up to 24 years old.

  • CY Get 2 It provides a mixture of group work and individual support aiming to improve personal skills and remove barriers to employment.
  • CY 3 Steps Up can either be a progression from CY Get 2 It, or an entry point for young people who are ready to go straight into work experience.

For further information on the training programmes contact [email protected]

 

 

Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • Young People
    • 5 - 24 years old

Residency:

This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Any agency

Contact Info. & Service Address

South Bridge Resource Centre
6 Infirmary Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1LT

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm & Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm

Service Hours

-Monday - Friday 9:00am - 9:00pm -

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 556 9389
Fax: 0131 556 3584
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.canongateyouth.org.uk

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Public Parking
    Metered
  • Information in community languages
  • This service is not accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.

Transport

Public Transport Information

Lothian Transport - all buses servicing North & South bridges

Lothian Buses Site for routes and timetables.

Provider's Name: Canongate Youth

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Canongate Youth offer a range of services for young people aged 5-24.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 556 9389
Fax: 0131 556 3584
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.canongateyouth.org.uk

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm & Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm

Service Hours

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 9:00pm

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