Michael is 17 years old and a volunteer at the Community Cafe, he has lived in Valleyfield for 7 years. At the cafe he is able to learn new skills that can help him in work situations and meet new people from within the community. Continue reading “Case Study – Michael”
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Representatives from the Children’s Parliament and the Scottish Youth Parliament met with the full Scottish Cabinet yesterday for the second time.
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