Category: Development

Linlithgow Young Peoples Project

The LYPP Youth Counselling Service

On the 1st of September we launched our youth counselling service (YCS) at LYPP. We are now offering donation based, professional and confidential counselling to young people aged between 12 and 18. Our hope and passion is to make counselling more accessible to the young people of Linlithgow and the surrounding areas. The YCS will…
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Covid-19 LYPP Update

LYPP has changed – but not gone away. Where you can find us: Email:           mail@lypp.org.uk Facebook:    LYPP Linlithgow LYPP Online Youth Club Instagram:    lypp_lounge lypp_support Youtube:       LYPP Linlithgow Everyday on Youtube and IGTV we post videos where you can expect plenty of challenges, activities, fun, games and…
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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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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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Schools work

LYPP has established itself as an integral link between the local schools and the wider community for some of the most disengaged young people in Linlithgow and surrounding areas. Every week LYPP is involved in a number of schools in the Linlithgow area running Personal and Social Education classes, games clubs, offering ‘Education, Employment and…
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Tuesday Night Lounge

Each Tuesday night we run a free group designed specifically for those in S1 – S6, in the Lounge youth centre. It runs from 7pm to 9pm and is left open to the direction of the young people’s choosing, giving space for games, crafts, activities and discussion. On top of this we hold more directed…
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