UK Intergenerational practice

The Centre for Intergenerational Practice (CIP) is based at the Beth Johnson Foundation in Stoke on Trent. The development of the Scottish Centre for Intergenerational Practice is closely linked to its pioneering and successful work, with CIP Director Alan Hatton Yeo serving on the Scottish advisory group.

Wales Centre for Intergenerational Practice

CCIP was established in May 2004 as an initiative of the Beth Johnson Foundation, funded by the Wales Assembly Government, and administered and hosted by the University of Glamorgan.

USEFUL SCOTTISH LINKS

Scottish Mentoring Network
SMN contains a comprehensive on-line library of  mentoring information in Scotland. It is funded by the Scottish Government's Children, Young People and Social Care Directorate until 2010.

Befriending Network Scotland

Befriending offers supportive, reliable relationships through volunteer befrienders to people who would otherwise be socially isolated. Click to see ongoing programme of training sessions.

Glasgow Mentoring Network

This is a well established best practice organisation which advances the development, design and delivery of mentoring programmes in the city.

Children in Scotland
Children in Scotland is the national agency for voluntary, statutory and professional organisations and individuals working with children and their families in Scotland.

ProjectScotland
ProjectScotland acts as a portal connecting young people with full time volunteering opportunities in a wide range of areas such as the environment, education, youth projects, sports and the arts. ProjectScotland volunteers need mentors who have an interest in the personal development of others.

RSVP in Scotland
The RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme) arm of CSV (Community Service Volunteers) exists to encourage the growing number of those aged fifty plus to volunteer in their local area in Scotland.