Issues with alcohol and drugs, the death of a loved one, anxiety about ‘coming out’, depression and self harm are just some of the issues that young people in East Lothian and Midlothian open up to us about. Support from MYPAS helps them deal with and overcome their issues.
Your donations help us to do this. Without your support, we simply would not be able to reach all of the young people and their families who need our help.
We work hard to ensure that our services remain FREE at the point of access, that we maintain an open access approach to service referrals (this means that anyone can refer a child or young person to our services, including young people themselves).
Our services are unique and in parts, the only services available to young people aged 12-21 in Midlothian and East Lothian.
MYPAS is the only organisation delivering one-to-one support for LGBT+ young people across East Lothian and Midlothian. We are the only provider of Drug & Alcohol Support for young people across East Lothian and Midlothian. We are the main provider of School Counselling across East Lothian and Midlothian. Our Art Therapy Service and Community Counselling
Making a regular donation to our charity allows us to plan ahead for the future, providing a stable source of income and supporting the longer term commitments of our services and projects.
You can donate as little or as much as you like, and you can choose the frequency too.
Regular donors will receive a newsletter from MYPAS twice yearly updating you on developments at MYPAS and the impact your donation has made.
Alternatively, you can help in 1 of 3 easy ways. By:
It doesn’t matter how much you donate. Anything you can contribute will go towards supporting our work, so we can carry on supporting young people to make positive changes in their lives.
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