Youth Action Project has a long history of effective partnership working with a multitude of statutory and voluntary organisations.
Some of these details are highlighted below.
ALMOND HOUSING ASSOCIATION
BURNHOUSE SKILLS CENTRE
Youth Action Project and staff at Burnhouse Skills Centre meet on a monthly basis. Youth Action Project can assist in provision for some of the most vulnerable and challenging young people from West Lothian.
We aim to continue joint projects in the coming months.
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Community Action Blackburn was established in 2009.
Youth Action Project has had the pleasure of working with Community Action Blackburn providing music workshops and Peer Education. Repeat requests have been made over the years asking for our Peer Educators and music staff to support the P6 & P7 Blackburn schools conference, to work with pupils, encouraging them to identify and express their views on their community though the media of music, drama and dance.
Click on the link to read more and to hear songs from the Annual Schools Conference.
Youth Action Project have been members of LAYC for more than ten years. They have provided us with continuing professional development through staff training opportunities and providing an ongoing link for us to Youth Scotland and through the provision of Youth Acheviement and Dynamic Youth Awards.
The Youth Action Project was fortunate in receiving a grant through NHS Lothian and LAYC in 2013 allowing for four seperate groups within the organisation to develop different tobacco projects. Further more in 2014 Y.A.P has been successful in receiving an award of £15,795 to work in partnership with NHS Lothian and University of Edinburgh participatory research to undertake social action project for the next year.
An intitiative to address underage drinking on the streets of West Lothian. In partnership with WLDAS and Police. WLYAP provide a follow up support service on an individual basis for these young people and West Lothian Drug and Alcohol service provide counselling for those who have serious alcohol problems.
WEST LOTHIAN COLLAGE
WEST LOTHIAN COUNCIL
Support is provided by West Lothian Council to the Youth Action Project in many ways through core funding, support of the board of directors, and specific projects which have been mentioned elsewhere on the site.Youth Action Project representatives hold a position on many partnership groups with the council such as Youth Provider Forums, Community Safety Partnerships, Activity Agreement Steering Groups and Early Intervention and prevention working groups.
Below are more links to some of the many partnerships that we have the privilege to work with and some organisations that we like.