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Our Vision / Mission Statement

Mission Statement

Haldane Youth Services is a registered charity (SCO038681) delivering after school activities for children in P4 – P7 in the West Dunbartonshire area especially children attending local primary schools within Balloch Campus and also youth provision for S1-S6.

Our Aims

Our main aim is to make a positive difference to the lives of the children and young people, aged 7 -18 years living within and immediately surrounding the Mill of Haldane.

To achieve this goal we are specifically looking towards;

  • Providing opportunities for children to broaden their horizons and raise their aspiration.

  • Encouraging confidence and self-esteem.

  • Enabling the young people to have a voice within their local community.

  • Rewarding commitment, discipline and positive social interaction.

  • Assisting young people to have a better understanding about how to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Our Objectives

To move the young people towards these goals, we set out the following objectives as a provision for the service we aim to provide;

  • A variety of activities and funshops to positively engage young people including Arts, Culture, Community, Outdoor and Healthy Living activities.

  • After school and holiday activities.

  • A means to developing intergenerational relationships

  • Trips and outings involving art, sport, culture, music and outdoor education.

  • To work in partnership with local primary schools to support the young people.

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