COVID-19 Update

Inline with the latest Government guidelines we have started some face to face work as well as still offering online support. Staff are working from home but are still contactable via phone, email or social media, so please do get in touch. Keep an eye out on our social media for the latest updates. Team CY

Our Vision & Mission

Our vision is for all children and young people to be safe, heard, nurtured and given opportunities to realise their potential.


Our mission is to support children and young people who face barriers and challenges as they make their way through childhood, adolescence and early adulthood.

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Since 1977 we have provided a safe and welcoming space for children and young people.

Youth Work Services

Supporting young people in the local area through a programme of clubs and activities.

Employability & Wellbeing

Providing employability and well-being support to young people aged 15-24.

Our Blog, News & Updates

21st September 2020

Old School Cafe Statement

It is with great sadness that Canongate Youth has taken the decision to close the…

7th April 2020

Cheerio, Ellie!

Last week saw the departure of our lovely CEO, Ellie Hutchinson.  Ellie has been with…

8th October 2019

The Wee Interactive AGM

Please join us in celebrating all things Canongate Youth at our Annual General Meeting  …

16th August 2019

A Summer at CY

For the last 6 weeks we’ve been hosting an intern from America in partnership with…

Get in Touch!

If you’d like to volunteer, donate or find out more, feel free to contact us.

Our Supporters

We have a number of supporters who help us work with children and young people. To all of them we say a huge thank you!