The Hi-Hope Handbook has information about choices, opportunities and services available in the Highlands to support transition from school to adulthood. This information can be accessed by topic or area. It can be saved as a personal directory for you to use to consider plans for the future or to create topics for discussion with those who support you or to enable you to undertake further research.

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16+ Learning Choices - Opportunities for All

Before you are eligible to leave school around your 16th birthday you will be supported… read more…

16plus Planning

Capturing the intentions and destinations of young people: Who is included? Any S3 and… read more…

6 top tips for interviews

Courtesy of Apprenticeships in Scotland website 1. Dress smart – A freshly ironed shirt and polished… read more…


AbilityNet is a national charity helping disabled adults and children use computers and the internet… read more…

Abriachan Forest Trust

Abriachan Forest Trust – works with a wide variety of groups and individuals, from children… read more…

Action for Children Scotland, Gael Og Services

Action for Children Scotland’s Gael Og services provide a wide range of support… read more…

Activity Agreements - The Highland Council

Activity Agreements are a formal agreement, between a young person and an advisor (Trusted Professional),… read more…

Addictions Counselling Inverness

Addictions Counselling Inverness (ACI) is a Third Sector organisation and is funded by NHS… read more…

Adopt an Intern - Graduate Opportunity

Adopt an Intern provides opportunities for graduates to gain paid and meaningful work experience. The… read more…

Adult Returner to School

Some schools may be able to offer young people at 16+ the chance of enrolling on… read more…
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Work Experience
Please Note: There will be some instances where funding will be required to access a service listed in this directory. Application for this requires to be made following appropriate Highland Council and/or NHS assessment for Adult Services and consequent resource allocation procedures. Further information on accessing services can be obtained from your local Adult Services Team.