YouthWork

What's On
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See the dates, times and locations of the programmes taking place across Annandale and Eskdale.
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See the dates, times and locations of the programmes taking place across Nithsdale.
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See the dates, times and locations of the programmes taking place across Stewartry.
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See the dates, times and locations of the programmes taking place across Wigtownshire.
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Youth Democracy
We are proud to have opportunities for young people to get involved in both local and national decision making in Dumfries and Galloway through our Regional Youth Council and Champions Board Project!
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Dumfries & Galloway's Regional Youth Council is a group of 35 members who want to make change and get young peoples voices heard across the region.
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Find out who your local Youth Councillor is.
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The Scottish Youth Parliament is the national youth led organisation with democratically elected members.
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You can get involved by contacting us or your Representatives directly.
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10,000 Voices
Successful Projects!
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10,000 Voices was a region-wide consultation carried out with young people during Year of Young People in 2018.
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Find out more information on the 10,000 voices in action project team in Dumfries and Galloway.
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See more detail on our current funded projects within Dumfries and Galloway.
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Applications for Round 2 of Funding Are Now Closed
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The Duke of Edinburgh's Award
Dumfries and Galloway Council has held a license to run the Duke of Edinburgh's Award for the young people of our region since the 1970's.
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If you're in S3, or are between 14 and 25 years of age, you can undertake your DofE award at one of 3 levels - Bronze, Silver or Gold.
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We have lots of opportunities for you to get involved in changing the lives of young people for the better.
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You can do your DofE at a number of Centres across the region. There are school based groups and community based ones.
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The Duke of Edinburgh has basic national enrolment fees.
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Mental Health Support
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Dumfries & Galloway Council are committed to supporting our young people to deal with the impacts of COVID-19, Our Council has invested in setting up a community based young people's mental health support service that is now being delivered within Dumfries & Galloway across all 12 ward areas.
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As part of the Scottish Government current programme, there is a commitment to provide counselling within schools across Scotland to support young people from P6 - S6.
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