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Cupar and Howe of Fife YSG

North East Fife – Local Community Planning Partnership 

Cupar and Howe of Fife Youth Strategy Group
 Action Plan 2014

Overall Aim

To encourage and support young people to achieve their potential, through:

  1. Building Resilience   2. Celebrating Achievement   3. Promoting Health and Wellbeing

Priority Outcomes

  1. 1.Young people have the personal skills, strength, knowledge and opportunity to secure and sustain a positive destination post school.
  2. 2.Young People develop and use outdoor and community spaces in ways that enhance their health and wellbeing.
  3. 3.Young People have the personal skills, strength, knowledge and opportunity to improve their health and wellbeing.
  4. 4.Young People are more aware of their Rights and Responsibilities.
  5. 5.Young People develop their voice and influence in local community planning.
  6. 6.Communities develop and lead local health and wellbeing initiatives which create supportive social networks and increase participation in community activity.
  7. 7.Young People feel safer.
  8. 8.Vulnerable pregnant young women, young people and young families have reduced risk of poor health.
  9. 9.Young people are less likely to re-offend.
  10. 10.Young People are less involved in crime and anti-social behaviour.


Specific Project Work


16+ Activity Agreements

Lead: Linsey Neilson, Cupar Youth Café   Delivering personal development sessions supporting young people into a positive destination  Outcome: 1,3,4,7,9,10



S6 Boys Project

Lead: Lesley Pringle, CEW

Schools sessions helping to building confidence and self-esteem in S6 male pupils

Outcomes: 1,2,3,5,6,7


Life Choices and Parenthood

Lead: Lesley Ann More, NHS Fife (Sexual Health) Weekly school sessions with S4/S5 girls looking at making healthy life style choices   Outcomes: 1,3,4,6,7,8

Cupar Skate Park Initiative

Lead: Norma Graham, Cupar YMCA-YWCA

Supporting local young people to upgrade Cupar Skate Park      Outcomes: 1,2,4,5,6,7,10


Health Drop In

Lead: Linsey Neilson, Cupar Youth Café

Weekly support and advice sessions with group activities at the Jannies Hoose, Bell Baxter HS and at Cupar Youth Café      Outcomes: 1,3,4,6,7,8


Duke of Edinburgh Open Group (Cupar) Lead: Jill Pringle, East Fife Youth Accreditation Worker

Supporting young people participating in the silver award.

Outcome: 1,2,3,5,6,7


Detached Youth Work Consultation

Lead: Kerry Wilson, DYW (Enhanced)     Local consultation with young people regarding youth work opportunities  Outcome: 5

S1 Transition Project

Lead: Norma Graham, Cupar YMCA-YWCA

Weekly sessions at the Youth Café supporting young people in the transition of entering high school

Outcomes: 1,3,4,6,7,8,10


The Hub

Lead: Yvonne Wynia, NHS Fife

Providing drop in sexual health advice and support within SRUC/Fife College in Cupar      Outcomes: 3,7,8


Young Mothers at School

Lead: Audrey Baldwin, Family and Community Support Team

Supporting young mums within school

Outcomes: 1,3,4,6,7,8