‘Power Up’ Young Women Programme

Canongate Youth is pleased to launch Power Up, a new programme about young women, relationships, sexual health and wellbeing.

Service Description

Power Up is a free 10-week programme that aims to offer a comprehensive and practical approach to well-being issues related to relationships and sexual health. Through evidence-based and participatory sessions, the participants are encouraged to increase their awareness about healthy relationships, improve their emotional wellbeing, be more confident and become more resilient.

The participants will take part in sessions covering important subjects such as:

  • Body image and sexualisation
  • Relationships, grooming and sexual exploitation
  • Social media and staying safe online
  • Sexual health and porn
  • Consent and asking for help
  • Feelings, emotions and life purpose
  • Community and employability pathways

Date: Wednesdays
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: South Bridge Resource Centre, 6 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LT

Contact Details

To get involved, contact Simaica Carrasco by email at [email protected] or phone the Canongate Youth office on 0131 556 9389

Additional Information

  • This course starts on Wednesday 16 January 2019 and runs for 10 weeks until Wednesday 20 March 2019.
  • For more information about Canongate Youth, have a look at their website – www.canongateyouth.org.uk
  • Click Here to download the Power Up poster.

Service Categories


Intended Client Groups:

  • Women
  • Young People

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Young women aged 15 to 24 who are or could be involved in risk taking behaviour, have an unhealthy view of relationships or are at risk of sexual exploitation, violence or emotional abuse.


Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Office Hours

Wednesdays 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Service Contact

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

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
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.canongateyouth.org.uk

Office Hours

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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