The Larder's Youth Open Day - Register Today

08 April, 2022


On the 5th of May 2022, The Larder West Lothian are inviting young people aged 15-24 to our Youth Open Day, in Kirkton House, Livingston. This event is set to gain insight on The Larder’s services from a youth perspective, as well as ensure that young people are effective contributors for the design and delivery of our current and future projects. This event will result in the creation of a Youth Board, who will have active contribution to The Larder’s development as well as the refresh and renew of The Larder’s Youth Engagement Strategy.

Our services are needs-led and each individual trainee is empowered to develop their own support plans. We create a space for young people to become confident in themselves, in identifying their needs and in setting goals. We place a high value on our personal lived experience and recognise that each trainee is uniquely placed to understand their own circumstances and engineer our own solutions. It is for this reason that we are hosting this Open Day, to encourage young people to become active citizens, effective contributors and valued partners in decision making processes for projects that directly effect them.

Amanda Cowan, Youth Worker, The Larder said: “Young people have so much to offer. We need to be active to ensure that their voices are heard in the development and delivey of the services that matter to them most; it is not for us to make that decision for them”.

Angela Moohan, CEO, The Larder said: “Our exciting event is focused upon creating positive social change. Through the involvement of young people in the design of our services we can be confident we provide the most relevant opportunities, and support that young people need to reach our full potential. This event will provide us with the expertise and partnership of the young people within our community to help us fully understand what their needs are”

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The Larder's Youth Open Day - Register Today