Aberlour Childcare Trust

Charity registered in Scotland SC007991

Aberlour is Scotland’s largest Scotland only children’s charity. At Aberlour, we are there for children, young people and families across Scotland, helping transform lives for the better. We can support you through challenges like: Living with a disability, Growing up in and leaving care, The impact of drugs and alcohol.

We are committed to getting it right for our children by tailoring our services to help each child, young person and family achieve your own personal goals. Giving children the best possible start in life is at the heart of everything we do.

Aberlour Family Outreach – Edinburgh supports children and families affected by parental substance misuse. Aberlour has received funding to provide and support a children’s activity group for children in South West Edinburgh, aged between 6 and 12, affected by parental substance misuse.”

Current opportunity

Offer regular listening and emotional support to reduce social isolation Support mum with responses to her baby Help mum take the baby outside of the home so they can access services they need – i.e. health services, shops, parks and children’s centres Give mum support with issues which concern them, for example by signposting to organisations that can help with benefits and housing.