YPI is Scotland’s biggest youth and philanthropy initiative programme that empowers young people to make a difference in their local community.
By choosing to represent Re-engage at your school, you're helping ensure that every older person suffering from social isolation and loneliness will get the chance to form new friendships in their communities, and break out of the devastating cycle of social isolation.
People who suffer from loneliness have
higher risk of an earlier death
Increased chance of developing clinical dementia
Here are some of the resources you may need
We can also provide you with
- Facts about our work in your area and plans for new groups near you
- The opportunity to attend a tea party and speak to the older guests, volunteers and staff
- Literature and other publicity material
On completion of the programme, you will be presented with a Youth Involvement Certificate and invited to join the Youth Ambassador scheme.
If you would like to speak with your local representative, please get in touch with our Scotland Team.