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About Employability Services Scotland

About Employability Services Scotland

Action for Children helps over 14,000 of Scotland's most disadvantaged children and young people every year.

Action for Children in Scotland

Our services include family intensive support, short-breaks for disabled children, employment support for young people and working with young offenders to reduce the likelihood of re-offending.

We work in partnership with local authorities and other agencies to ensure young Scots have the best chance to fulfil their potential.

Employability services

Action for Children established its first employability service in Scotland 10 years ago. During 2016, over 1,000 young Scots attended Action for Children’s employability services for support in finding employment or training.

Our services will keep providing this vital support. We also work in close partnership with Barnardo's and Prince's Trust through the Young Person's Consortium as well as having a working relationship with the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust.

Investors in Young People

Action for Children Scotland has a proud history of supporting our former service users. Currently we employ more than 90 of our former service users either in services themselves or within our head office in Scotland through the Community Jobs Scotland programme. In 2015, as a result of this, we were awarded the Gold Level Investors in Young People award.

Get in touch

Get in touch with your local employability services office to find out how you can join one of our programmes.

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