Information and support services
W-WEST (Why Waste Everything Smoking Tobacco)
W-WEST is a website by young people for young people and gives information about smoking - but it's your choice!
You decide what to do with the information! W-WEST raises awareness about smoking and its effects.
If you are a young person who is looking to quit smoking and unsure of where to go for help, W-WEST can help. Visit the W-WEST website.
Read the latest W-WEST Newsletter
Caledonia Youth provide support for young people covering sexual health and wellbeing, personal relationships and emotional issues, by offering a range of services – information, advice and education, plus clinics and counselling - to help you through life’s little and not so little challenges.
Visit Caledonia Youth website
Youth Health Service
The YHS is a health service for young people aged between 12 and 19. We are based at Maryhill Health Centre every Thursday night from 6.30-9pm and also at Sandyford North, Springburn Health Centre on Wednesday from 4-7pm.
The YHS is private and for young people only.
Ethnic Minorities Law Centre (EMLC): Youth Discrimination Project
The EMLC has launched a Youth Discrimination Project based in their Glasgow City Centre offices (41 St. Vincent Place). The project has been set up to provide young people in Glasgow's Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities with free, confidential legal advice if they are suffering from discrimination.
This covers those who study, work, live or recreate in Glasgow. Professional services are provided by qualified solicitors, supported by bilingual workers. Phone EMLC on 0141 204 2888, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or look at the EMLC website for further details.
CRER is the Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (formerly GARA). Based in Glasgow, this organisation promotes equal opportunities for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) people in the job market, education, health, housing and public services. CRER projects include the Political Shadowing Scheme which was set up to address the under representation of BME people in the Scottish political arena, and Black History Month which has been celebrated every October in Scotland since 2001.