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Linlithgow Young Peoples Project

30 for 30

2020 marks the 30th anniversary of LYPP and we are most grateful to the many staff, volunteers and helpers who have given their time to go above and beyond in providing the best possible provision to young people in Linlithgow and the surrounding area over the last three decades. With our arrival at this milestone…
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Holiday Programmes

Each year once the school closes its doors for the Easter, Summer and October breaks the LYPP holiday programme kicks into life. From trips to the beach, theme parks and safari parks, to activity weekend’s way, museum trips and getting creative with videos there’s always plenty to get involved with. These events are always well…
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Accreditation

Gaining additional awards besides those gained in an academic format are a vital addition to any young persons CV and as such we offer the opportunity to gain these within our programmes. Within schools we run ASDAN classes, work with young people to achieve JASS awards and train young people up as health and wellbeing…
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Community Partnership

LYPP is an active member of the Linlithgow and Bridgend communities and regularly meet with, and feed into discussions with other community groups. In the last year we’ve partnered with West Lothian Youth Services, Bridgend Partnership Meeting, Linlithgow Community Development Trust, Linlithgow Academy, St Johns Church, St Michaels Church of Scotland, St Peters Episcopal Church,…
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Small group work

All good youth work is based on mutual respect between young person and leader and as such, creating space to build up this relationship is key to our work. By attending one of our small groups whether within school, at a drop in, or on an organised trip these sessions do exactly that. Small groups…
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Continuing support for young adult

Whilst our main remit is working with those aged under 18, for many young people, continuing support and as they start out in Employment, or further Education and Training is also helpful. Whilst no official group runs for those older than 18 we offer regular opportunities for those who wish to engage with us to…
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Mentoring

Last year we started our partnership with ‘TLG Early Intervention’ mentoring offering referred pupils one hour mentoring within the school setting each week. This is a safe space for young people to meet with a trained mentor offering a friendly and listening ear to those who need it. These sessions are young person led with…
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Bridgend Drop in

Each Wednesday between 8:15pm and 9:15pm we run the Bridgend Drop in within Bridgend Community Centre which is a free event for those in S1 and above. Here young people can play football outside of choose to engage in games, challenges, crafts or baking within the centre. During this time there is also space given…
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Bridgend Football and Games

Every Wednesday night between 7 – 8pm we run an informal football and games program in the Bridgend Community Centre. This is a free event for those currently of primary age and includes a mixture of football out on the kick pitch and games, crafts, challenges and baking taking place inside. During this time there…
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