One to One Support
The Youth Agency offers young people space to meet with a youth worker to discuss issues in a safe and secure environment. Youth Workers provide support, space to identify and explore emotions and identify coping strategies.
Individual support is available to any young person that requires additional help in managing the issues in their life. This provision ensures that young people are assisted to find the pathways to care most appropriate to their situation.
C: Card Scheme
C: Card is a free and confidential service which provides 13-25 year olds in Edinburgh and the Lothians with support, advice and free condoms. Workers have the opportunity to support young people using this service make positive lifestyle choices regarding their sexual health.
Lunchtime Health Drop In
The Lunchtime Health Drop In provides young people with access to confidential advice, support and information. They have the opportunity to speak to staff regarding issues that may have arisen relating to emotional wellbeing, physical health, relationships and sexual health. Staff can also support young people to access additional provision is required.
Sexual Health Drop In
To provide a cohesive service the Youth Agency offers a Healthy Respect Drop In from our office on Dumbryden Drive. From this service young people can access C:Card, STI postal testing kits, pregnancy testing and sexual health advice and support.