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Canongate Youth - The Gate (Canongate Youth)

South Bridge Resource Centre
Ruth Chicken
Canongate Youth provides employability support to young people aged 16-24.

Our focus is on removing barriers for young people and supporting them in a holistic way to move on to further education, training, or employment. The employability team works with young people to develop skills, build confidence, and gain qualifications.

How it works
  • Through tailored one-to-one support and various group work projects
  • Our Wellbeing Group and Employability Drop-In run on a weekly basis throughout the year
  • We are an SQA accredited centre.

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, and Health Conditions

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, Stage 4 / Job Matching, and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered


Target audience: Young people aged 16-24 who are a school leaver.

Young people may be entitled to EMA, if eligible.

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