About the project
The consultation process of the Community Growth Plan highlighted resident’s concern over the provision made for young people in the Ullapool area. The Trust followed up the survey findings with workshops at Ullapool High School and discussions with the local youth worker, youth committee and youth reps, which has demonstrated the key issue for local young people currently is the lack of a dedicated and informal youth space in the area. As a result developing a youth facility has been included in the Community Growth Plan and is one of our priorities.
At present we are supporting the youth committee take forward a youth space project. The committee are currently in discussions with the Council regarding a possible location for a youth space within the village and looking at funding opportunities. Ideally the space will be versatile and offer both a social venue and somewhere that can be used for classes and by support services. UCT will continue to support the committee wherever required to progress the project, and assist the young people of Ullapool to develop a facility which will meet their needs!