Canongate Youth

Our mission is to provide high quality youth work services that support children and young people to flourish.
Canongate Youth Team Activity

We work with children and young people to provide a safe, nurturing and fun space where they are listened to and supported.

Youth Work

We provide a safe and welcoming space for children and young people in our local area via a weekly programme of clubs and activities.


We provide employability and wellbeing support to young people aged 15-24 to help them move onto further education, training and employment. 


We offer 1-1 and group work support to our local primary and high schools.

Our Latest news

A Welcome Post

A Welcome Post

We planned on starting the year with a blog but keeping in fashion with current world events…it’s a little later than expected! So here we are in a new year and a new month. Traditionally a good time to start something new – or to welcome new things into your life....

A bit of reflection…

A bit of reflection…

As we come to the end of this unusual year, our Interim Manager, Susie McIntyre, shares some thoughts on the challenges and achievements of the last 12 months... 2020 certainly has been a strange and challenging year. At CY a lot has changed and as we approach the...

The Impact of Youth Work – New Research

The Impact of Youth Work – New Research

At the start of the year we were delighted to be able to take part in a research opportunity with LAYC and Youthlink Scotland to help demonstrate the positive impact youth work can have on the lives of young people. Whilst we at CY know all too well the great things...

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!

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