Who we are
Linlithgow Young People's Project (LYPP) is a youth project which was planted in the heart of the community, more than 25 years ago in partnership with the churches in Linlithgow. It's fundamental purpose then, as it is today was to support the young people of Linlithgow and the surrounding areas in all aspects of their development. Our primary focus is to foster a sense of 'hope' in the lives and circumstances of young people we come in contact with.
Today this is done by engaging them in a range of activities which enable them to express themselves in a wide variety of ways and by creating opportunities for them to learn about themselves and develop new skills. The project has grown in size and scope over the years, and has gained support from the churches, the community and wider networks and organisations including the Rank Foundation, West Lothian Council and the Faith in Community Scotland Action Fund.
What we do
LYPP has 3 main areas of work which are co-ordinated from our office, within the 'Lounge' youth centre. These areas are Schools Work, Drop In/Youth work at Lounge and youth work in Bridgend. To get an idea of the scale of the work we have been involved with so far in 2016, we have run 104 sessions, with an average of 13 young people per session, giving a total of 1384 contacts with LYPP.