Harris Voluntary Service ~Room 15 ~ The Old Primary School - West Tarbert ~ Isle of Harris ~ HS3 3DB - Tel: 01859 502171  Scottish Charity Number: SC000788  

HARRIS VOLUNTARY SERVICE

Youth Cafes
Youth Cafes  Youth Cafes are held in Tarbert and Leverburgh with the aim of -  reducing binge drinking across all age groups   reducing harm to children affected by familial substance misuse   providing prevention and education essential to influencing long term change in attitudes   providing advice to parents, guardians and carers   providing a variety of activity based alternatives to alcohol and substance misuse  providing awareness raising campaigns   providing support and assistance to young people involved in risk taking behaviours  Activities include ball games, pool, board games, computer games, music and opportunities to do homework  together. The Substance Mis-use Co-ordinator has held a session on alcohol and drugs misuse with participants of  both Youth Cafes. The Community Education Officer, the Sports Development Officer and the Volunteer  Centre Development Worker has worked with participants on health, citizenship issues and on Duke of  Edinburgh Awards Scheme.  
Working in partnership for the Western Isles
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