Membership Network

Youth Scotland membership is accessed directly in many areas and through partnership with local Area Associations

Youth Scotland members sit a table for a discussion

Youth Scotland’s members network

How you join Youth Scotland depends on where your group’s registered address is. You will join us directly unless your group is covered by one of our Area Association partners.

Check below to see how you join based on Scottish Regions:

Youth Scotland Direct

Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll and Bute, Clackmannanshire, Dundee City, Dumfries and Galloway, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Falkirk, Glasgow City, Inverclyde, Moray, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Perth & Kinross, Renfrewshire, Shetland Islands, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, Stirling, West Dunbartonshire – join Youth Scotland directly


Edinburgh City, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian groups join via LAYC

Youth 1st

Groups in Fife join via Youth 1st

Youth Borders

All groups in the Scottish Borders join via YouthBorders

Youth Highland

All groups in Highland join via Youth Highland

Lewis and Harris Youth Clubs Association; Youth Scotland for Uist & Barra

Groups located in Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles), join via Lewis and Harris Youth Clubs Association or Youth Scotland for Uist & Barra as appropriate.

Orkney Association of Youth Groups

Groups in the Orkney Islands join via Orkney Associaton of Youth Groups

If you are in any doubt, please call Youth Scotland on 0131 554 2561.