CashBack: Community Connections

This partnership programme, which is funded by The Scottish Government, provides trauma-informed services in West Lothian, for young people aged 10-24 yrs through 1-2-1 and group activities:

  • To prevent young people from offending
  • To work with young people currently offending to prevent re-offending
  • To support young people leaving custody to prevent re-offending

The programme provides an opportunity to access education, improve wellbeing and building positive futures. We provide a wraparound service delivered by ourselves and expert partners.

Participants can attend for varied lengths of time. Most attend 2-3 sessions per week, however timetables are bespoke, the course is free to attend and provides the following:

  • Weekly allowance for young person between 16 and 17 who are not in receipt of benefits
  • One to one support
  • Group work
  • Health, wellbeing and fitness workshops
  • qualifications
  • Support for families, including parents, guardians, carers and siblings
  • Mentoring for young people and family members


Children’s Rights

The rights and wellbeing of the young people we work with are paramount in everything we do. We respect, consider and promote children’s human rights in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014.

Our Children’s Rights & Wellbeing Impact Assessment is reviewed yearly and can be accessed here: Children's Rights & Wellbeing Impact Assessment

A useful 20-minute Children’s Rights Introduction training tool that all our staff undertake, and for anyone who wants or needs to better understand children’s rights, can be found at the website.

Visit Unicef for more information on the UNCRC: Children’s Rights.

Important Information


Annual Report
Check out our Year 1 Annual Report


Please get in touch if you are:

  • A young person aged 10 to 24 yrs and would like support to prevent or reduce offending
  • An agency that would like to make a referral
  • A family member looking for support for a young person