COVID-19 Update

Following the recent advice from the Government we have taken the decision to suspend all face to face contact with children and young people until further notice. You can still contact us via phone, email or social media so please do get in touch if you need us. Keep an eye on our social media platforms for updates. Take Care, 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.

Social Enterprise Café

The Old School Café trains young people in hospitality, catering and customer service skills.

Our Blog, News & Updates

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…

17th July 2019

Meet The New Additions to the CY Team

The first half of 2019 has seen a few new additions to the CY team….

3rd May 2019

Power Up is Back!

After our first, very successful Power Up programme we are excited to be able to…

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!