Edinburgh Young Persons’ Independent Living Skills Workshops
Independent Living Skills group workshops enable young people with experience of care or homelessness to learn the skills to maintain a tenancy, engage with work or volunteering, and to improve wellbeing, enabling them to find stability and independence.
What we do
Our Independent Living Skills Workshops are for young people aged 16-25 in Edinburgh. Participants can take part in SCQF-accredited qualifications and non-accredited courses based on their individual needs, aspirations, and expectations.
What do the workshops cover
Budgeting and personal finance
Rights and responsibilities of having a home
Maintaining your home - hygiene, energy bills, and recycling
Keeping your home safe and secure (gatekeeping)
Being a good neighbour
Planning for the future - career advice and CV and interview skills
Living in a community
How can you get support
Any young person in Edinburgh aged 16-25 can refer themselves or be referred by another organisation.
If you would like more information, please contact us.
Thank you to our funders
This service is funded by the City of Edinburgh Council.