Case Studies 2012

Ocean Youth Trust Scotland aims to give young people the opportunity to realise their full potential through the challenge of adventure under sail.

Growing up in a deprived area for children can be lonely and difficult experience. Befriend a Child in Aberdeen recruits caring adults to befriend and support individual children on a 1:1 basis.

Bannockburn GRD provides therapeutic contact with horses for over 330 people who have a range of physical disabilities, learning difficulties and social issues.

Broxburn United Sports Club has been providing community football coaching for over 30 years.

A diagnosis of cancer can have a devastating impact upon individuals. Breast Cancer Care Scotland’s HeadStrong support service offers support for anyone facing hair loss as a result of treatment for cancer.

Debt is often a problem in rural communities such as Argyll & Bute. The Citizens Advice Bureau in Lochgilphead provides confidential, impartial and independent advice to help clients take control of their finances.

Visiting The Yard is a unique and dynamic adventure experienced every year by more than 1,500 children and young people with additional support needs.