Get information on what Borders Wide support and services are available for young people
Find Your Local Youth Group
We offer residents and visitors to the Scottish Borders a wealth of services that inspire positive lifestyle choices through the use of our libraries, community sports centres, museums and galleries, archives, country park and community venues.
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Borders Youth Theatre Provides Drama Classes and Opportunities for Public Performance for young people aged 8-25
Nature Unlimited run sessions in woodlands across the Scottish Borders, using a forest schools ethos, including employability programmes, schools programmes and mental health and wellbeing sessions.
Feeling stuck? coaching can help you understand yourself better; explore your options and become unstuck! Don’t change for other people; change for yourself 😊
Think of the Scottish Borders and think of big spaces: heather-clad rolling hills, hundreds of square miles of forests and woodland, lochs and rivers. The area is criss-crossed by a multitude of paths and fantastic long distance routes. Find out more about the great choice of walking routes on offer.
Wherever trees and hills abound, cyclists and mountain bikers won‘t be far away; some of the best cycling routes in Scotland can be found here in the Scottish Borders.
The Sunrise and Unity service provides support for any form of sexual violence that you have experienced, at any time in your life.
We offer a wide range of groups, activities, and events for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people and their friends.
Whether you want to meet other LGBT young people, gain skills and qualifications, or be more politically active, we've got something for you!
Quarriers Resilience for Wellbeing Service, which runs throughout the whole of the Scottish Borders, focuses on prevention and early intervention to aid and improve mental health. Simply put, we are here to guide and help young people to cope when times are tough.
Stepping Stones is designed to make a step change in the way opportunities and support are given to improve the lives of young people across the Scottish Borders.
Children 1st deliver trauma recovery services for children, young people and adults across the Scottish Borders. We support children or young people up to the age of 18 who have been impacted by any form of abuse or trauma.
We provide free and confidential support to people who are 16+ and worried about their own drug or alcohol use or someone else's.