Our Network

Youth Scotland works in partnership with a network of autonomous Area Associations throughout Scotland to support the delivery of local, community-based youth work

Youth Scotland's members network

Youth Scotland brings together local community groups in a national network to support and foster best practice, share learning and support the changing needs of community-based youth work. 

A key strength of community-based youth work is the sense of place; of being grounded in a community and meeting the needs of young people where they are. By being members of Youth Scotland, community groups are also part of a national network of youth workers, volunteers, Area Association partners and more. 

Youth Scotland membership is accessed directly in many areas and through partnership with local Area Associations. Read more about how and where to join 


For everyone involved in community based youth work. Find out more about what we do and apply for membership.