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Activities and support for young people

Information on local authority services, facilities and advice for younger people.

  • Active schools
    Active Schools is a key element of the Scottish Government drive to get Scotland more active; a commitment outlined in the National Physical Activity Strategy, Let's Make Scotland More Active. The Strategy states that one third of children fail to meet the recommended one hour of physical activity per day.
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  • Advice and support for Children in Care
    The Council monitors the educational progress of all children in its care and offers advice and support to both children and carers.
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  • Children's Panel
    The Children's Panel hold hearings in order to consider and make decisions on the welfare of the child.
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  • National Entitlement Card
    The National Entitlement Card (NEC) is a partnership between the Scottish Government and Scottish Councils that allows cardholders to use various services using a smartcard.
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  • Youth Issues
    The Youth Issues Unit (YIU) have now been integrated with Community Learning & Development (CLD) who are part of Community & Customer Services of Dumfries & Galloway Council
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  • Support for people with autism
    There are a range of local services for people with autism. We want to help overcome barriers to accessing support, difficulties in securing meaningful employment and public misconception.
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
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