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Growing2gether faciliators outside of Elgin Academy

Our first programmes in Moray and beyond

By Christine Lines | November 21, 2023

Growing2gether Lead Facilitator Marit Beije (right) and trainee facilitator and youth worker at Elgin Academy, Derri Chamberlin (left).   Our Moray based charity starts partnerships with Elgin and Forres Academies. Since 2017, the Growing2gether Nursery Mentoring  Programme has reached over 1,700 children and young people in 13 Highland schools. This year, for the first time, …

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Growing2gether Community News!

By Christine Lines | October 31, 2023

October has been a busy month for our Growing2gether Community projects! Bowling Meet up for Youth Social Action Groups The Youth Social Action groups from Tain, Inverness and Alness met together in Inverness to have a fun session of bowling then down to some hard work on their various projects.            …

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Vacancy Dundee and Aberdeen Programme Facilitators

By Christine Lines | June 6, 2023

Growing2gether Mentoring is a 16 – 18-week programme that gives young people the skills to address underlying issues that can lead to becoming disengaged; such as low self-esteem, low aspiration and educational attainment. We are now recruiting facilitators to deliver the programme in Dundee and Aberdeen. This includes; ● One afternoon a week working with …

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Celebrating our Partnership with Highlife Highland

By Christine Lines | May 29, 2023

The purpose of this report is to celebrate the five-year partnership between High Life Highland and Growing2gether. The partnership began in 2019 and has blossomed from there, enhancing the work of both organisations. Our respect for the youth work that High Life Highland does is immense and we have learned well from each other. To …

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Calling for Kiltwalk Sponsorship!

By Christine Lines | May 19, 2023

Caitlyn from our Youth Participation Board and Craig, our Boys Coordinator, will be donning their kilts and walking the Aberdeen Kiltwalk on Sunday 4th June to raise funds to support the work of Growing2gether and the young people and children we support. You can pledge your support to Craig and Caitlin. All donations received go …

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Growing2gether Impact report 2022/23

By Christine Lines | May 19, 2023

Thanks to our supporters for another year of outstanding results! “Growing2gether has really taught me how to overcome challenges and problems”. – Growing2gether participant Between January 2022 – 2023 we have been helping young people who feel disconnected from education and society gain confidence and self-belief. Our programmes use positive psychology to build self-awareness, personal …

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Vacancy Dundee and Aberdeen Programme Manager

By Christine Lines | May 17, 2023

These are really exciting times for Growing2gether as we are expanding our reach by nearly 50%. As a part time Programme Manager, you will oversee our work in Dundee and Aberdeen, as well as be trained to deliver Growing2gether. There is scope for this contracted post to expand into a full-time salaried post. You will …

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Independent Scottish Charity recruiting Trustees

By Christine Lines | November 7, 2022

We have recently formed as an independent SCIO and are seeking new Trustees to support our ambition to build the mental health and life skills of more young people across Scotland. We aim to place young people at the centre of our mission, so we are ensuring that we include young people with lived experience …

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World Mental Health Day – leading the way in Scottish boy’s mental health

By Christine Lines | October 10, 2022

Growing2gether is the only Scottish youth intervention to have been selected to be part of a men’s and boy’s global mental health initiative championed by Movember. Since 2003, Movember has funded more than 1,250 men’s health projects globally, challenging the status quo, shaking up men’s health research and transforming the way health services reach and …

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Honouring Queen Elizabeth II’s incredible Life of Service

By Christine Lines | September 15, 2022

We at Growing2gether, want to both acknowledge and to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s incredible life of service to her country and to those less fortunate.  It is with deep respect and admiration that we honour her reign and the amazing contribution her life represents to the world – of generosity of Spirit, of Good Will …

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Other News

1stMay 2020 – Press Release. Young Start awards over £78,000 to Growing2gether. Read more here.

8th August 2019 - Working with Disengaged Young People. Read more here.

2nd July 2019 – Film by Inverness pupils puts spotlight on teen pregnancy! Read more here.

24th June 2019 - Young People Making a Difference in their Community. Read more here

10th May 2019 – Moray Charity Shortlisted for National Award! Read more here.

3rd May 2019 – Growing2gether nominated for a Scottish Charity Award! Read more here.

30th April 2019 - Vote for Growing2gether! Read more here.

13th March 2019 - Growing2gether receive funding from The National Lottery Community Fund! Read more here.

15th February 2019 - Campbell Unveils £2M for Highland Group Projects. Read more here.

14th February 2019 – Cabinet Secretary, Aileen Campbell visits one of the Growing2gether projects to unveil new funding! Read more here.

28th February 2017 - A Day in the Growing2gether Programme. Read more here.

26th October 2016 - We are Expanding! Read more here.