Muirhouse Youth Development Group - Edinburgh
Muirhouse Youth Development Group was set up to support young people, aged 8-25, to progress and develop and to improve their life chances, including increasing their chances of gaining employment.
The main focus of the service provided has been seven-day youth provision in a range of indoor, outdoor, social, creative and sports activities. It helps young people to pass through their teenage rites of passage safely through attending constructive activities concentrating on developing confidence, leadership skills and increasing employability.
Other projects include a crime diversion programme, an assets-based Link Up project with young adults and a social enterprise arm that employs local young people to deliver a outdoor activities to a wide range of clients. MYDG also delivers an alternative curriculum in the local high school.