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There are 29 services listed on the map serving the West Dunbartonshire area

Carers of West Dunbartonshire

Last updated date: 22 February 2017

Contact details
Telephone:
0141 941 1550
Address:
Carers’ Centre, 84 Dunbarton Road, Clydebank G81 1UG

Central Support Service, West Dunbartonshire

Last updated date: 1 March 2017

Summary

This service provides advice, information and support for children with additional support needs, covering all sectors and all aspects of additional support needs.
Contact details
Telephone:
0141 562 2492
Address:
Skypoint, Lennox Drive, Faifley, Clydebank G81 5JY
Other information
Management:
West Dunbartonshire Council
Referral method:
Educational Establishments; Psychological Services; Hospital specialist services

Children with Disabilities Team, West Dunbartonshire Council

Last updated date: 22 February 2017

Summary

Children with Disabilities supports children and young people aged 0-18 years who have a range of moderate to severe disabilities as well as complex health needs. The team is responsible for assessing the needs of children and families affected by disability and providing information on a range of respite and leisure services as well as offering advice and information about local resources. 
Contact details
Telephone:
0141 562 8800
Address:
West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership, Aurora House, Queens Quay, Clydebank G81 1BF
Other information
Management:
West Dunbartonshire Council
Referral method:
parent or professional

Cunard School

Summary

Special primary school for pupils with social, emotional and behavioural factors and autistic spectrum disorders.
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

Dyslexia Scotwest

Summary

Dyslexia Scotwest is an information and advocacy service, dedicated to assisting dyslexic people in the west of Scotland. They have two main aims, firstly, to raise awareness and understanding of dyslexia and, secondly, to offer help and support to anyone with an interest in dyslexia.
Contact details
Telephone:
0141 357 5700
Address:
1, Sandfield Avenue, MIlngavie, Glasgow G62 8NR
Other information
Referral method:
Open - they accept referrals from anyone

Kilpatrick School

Summary

A school for pupils from 0-18 with additional support needs which may be physical, sensory, behavioural or medical.
Contact details
Telephone:
01389 872168/872171
Address:
Kilpatrick School, Mountblow Road, Dalmuir, Clydebank G81 4SW
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

Lomond and Argyll Advocacy Service

Summary

Lomond & Argyll Advocacy Service (usually known as ‘LAAS’) is an independent, free and confidential advocacy organisation operating in the West of Scotland. They provide independent advocacy to adults who use community care services. Our priority groups are adults with a learning disability, adults who use mental health services and people over 65.
Contact details
Telephone:
0845 602 3292
Address:
155 Glasgow Road, Dumbarton G82 1RH
Website:
Other information
Referral method:
Open - they accept referrals from anyone

Mirren Park School

Summary

The school caters for up to 30 young people between the ages of 11–18, who have Additional Support Needs associated with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. It offers a full curriculum experience, but one which is organised and presented in a way that is more supportive, motivational, relevant and capable of engaging with disaffected young people.
Contact details
Telephone:
0141 404 2784
Address:
Mirren Park School, 6 Falcon Crescent, Paisley, Renfrewshire PA3 1NS
Other information
Management:
Mirren park School
Referral method:
Local authority or social work

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Paediatric Occupational Therapy Service

Summary

Occupational Therapists work with parents, carers and others to assess if a child has difficulties with everyday practical and social skills. Occupational Therapists aim to enable the child to be as physically, psychologically and socially independent as possible and offer services to children and young people between birth and 18 years. Services are also delivered by teams based within Child Development Centres.
Contact details
Telephone:
0141 451 6500
Address:
Royal Hospital for Children, Occupational Therapy Department, Office Block - zone 0/2 ground floor, 1345 Govan Road, Glasgow G51 4TF
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Health, education, social work professional.

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Paediatric Physiotherapy

Summary

Physiotherapists work with children and young people who have movement disorders, a disability or illness. The service provides assessment, treatment programmes, advice and support.
Contact details
Telephone:
0141 452 4650
Address:
Paediatric Physiotherapy Service, Clinic 12, Ground Floor, Royal Hospital for Children, Govan Road, Glasgow G51 4TF
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Health professional

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy Service

Summary

Provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment programmes for children and young people with communication and eating and drinking difficulties. Work with children, their families and other professionals in health centres, clinics, schools and homes.
Contact details
Telephone:
0141 201 0069
Address:
Royal Hospital for Children, 1345 Govan Road, Govan, Glasgow G51 4TF
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Health, education professional

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, West Dunbartonshire

Last updated date: 13 April 2017

Summary

Based in the Acorn Centre at the Vale of Leven Hospital. CAMHS offers assessment and treatment to children and young people with emotional and mental health difficulties e.g. mental health disorders, complex behavioural difficulties and neurodevelopmental disorders such as ADHD and Tourettes Syndrome. CAMHS works with young people up to 18 years from across West Dunbartonshire working closely with other services, providing education, advice and training to support other services.
Contact details
Telephone:
01389 817324
Address:
West Dunbartonshire CAMHS, The Acorn Centre, Vale of Leven District General Hospital, Alexandria G83 0UA
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Health professionals, educational psychology, school nurse, social work.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Paediatric Occupational Therapy Service – West

Summary

Occupational Therapists work with parents, carers and others to assess if a child has difficulties with everyday practical and social skills. Occupational Therapists aim to enable the child to be as physically, psychologically and socially independent as possible. Teams are based within Child Development Centres and offer services to children and young people between birth and 18 years.
Contact details
Telephone:
0141 207 7100
Address:
The West Centre, Children's Community Health and Care, 60 Kinfauns Drive, Glasgow G15 7TS
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Health education or social work professional.

PAMIS

Summary

PAMIS provides support, workshops, advocacy, newsletters etc. for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, their family and carers and interested professionals.
Contact details
Telephone:
01382 385 154
Address:
Springfield House, 15/16 Springfield, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4JE
Other information
Referral method:
Open - they accept referrals from anyone

Psychological Services, West Dunbartonshire

Last updated date: 1 March 2017

Summary

Psychological Services offer a specialist service to schools and parents to help children and young people with additional learning needs.
Contact details
Telephone:
01389 800491
Address:
c/o Carleith Primary School, Stark Avenue, Duntocher, Clydebank G81 6EF
Other information
Management:
West Dunbartonshire
Referral method:
Parent can ask headteacher for meeting with the school link educational psychologist or request in writing to the Principal Educational Psychologist

Renton Language Development Unit

Summary

An integrated special unit caters for pupils in mainstream education who, due to their additional support needs, require individualised or small group specialist teaching in specific areas of the curriculum.
Contact details
Telephone:
01389 752325
Address:
Renton Primary School, Main Street, Renton G82 4NA
Other information
Management:
West Dunbartonshire Council
Referral method:
Local authority

Resolve:ASL

Last updated date: 17 April 2017

Summary

Provides independent additional support for learning mediation in Argyll and Bute, East Dunbartonshire, East Renfrewshire, Falkirk, Fife, Glasgow, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, Scottish Borders, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, West Dunbartonshire and the Western Isles.
Contact details
Telephone:
0131 313 8844
Address:
Children in Scotland, Level 1, Rosebery House, 9 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5EZ
Other information
Management:
Children in Scotland
Referral method:
Contact the service directly or referral through local authority

School nurse contact NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Summary

School nurses are responsible for providing a variety of services which can include health promotion, information, advice and education and immunisation. They are usually the first professional point of contact if a school is concerned about a child's health. Parents can ask their school for the contact details of their school nurse.
Contact details
Telephone:
0141 201 0901
Address:
Southbank Centre, 207 Old Rutherglen Road, Glasgow G5 0RE
Other information
Management:
NHS
Referral method:
Parent

School Nursing – West Dunbartonshire

Last updated date: 18 April 2017

Summary

School nurses provide supports for school age children/young people and their families who have been identified as vulnerable and/or with specific health needs.  This includes parenting support with individual families and also in group work.  The service offers health advice/support and facilitates accessing other services where appropriate. The service plans delivers the immunisation programme, including HPV and Dip/Tet/Polio, within the school setting.  The school nursing service also provides support to education staff regarding identified medical conditions of pupils and the administration of medicines in school.
Contact details
Telephone:
01389 812307 or 01389 812331
Other information
Management:
West Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership

Specialist Children’s Services – Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Last updated date: 17 April 2017

Summary

Specialist Children’s Services (SCS) provides community and hospital based secondary care services for a range of children and young people 0-19 years old throughout Greater Glasgow and Clyde. SCS provide services to a range of children and young people experiencing various long term, life limiting illnesses and disorders as well as mental health problems and difficulties. Specialist Children’s Services headquarters are based in Templeton On The Green, 62 Templeton Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow G40 1DA where we have a range of staff including the Head of Specialist Children’s Services, Clinical Director for Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Clinical Director for Specialist Community Paediatrics.
Contact details
Telephone:
0141 277 7475
Address:
Specialist Children’s Services Head Office, Templeton on the Green, 62 Templeton Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow G40 1DA
Other information
Management:
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Specialist Schools Nursing Team – West Dunbartonshire

Last updated date: 18 April 2017

Summary

The Specialist School Nursing Team provide a nursing service for families who have children from 0-16 years (19 years if in full time education) with a wide variety of health needs.   Providing short and long term nursing care at home, school, and various other community settings: supporting and teaching children and families so that they can become as independent as possible.
Other information
Management:
West Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership

St Ronan’s Primary School

Summary

An integrated special unit caters for pupils in mainstream education who, due to their additional support needs, require individualised or small group specialist teaching in specific areas of the curriculum.
Contact details
Telephone:
01389 757051
Address:
St Ronan's Primary School, Redburn, Bonhill, Alexandria G83 9BP
Other information
Management:
West Dunbartonshire Council
Referral method:
Local authority

The Choices Programme

Summary

Specialist project for S4 pupils to support development of vocational skills
Contact details
Telephone:
0141 562 2492
Address:
The Choices Programme, Faifley Skypoint Community Centre, Lennox Drive, Clydebank G81 5JY
Email:
Other information
Management:
Local authority
Referral method:
Local authority or parental placing request

Vale Of Leven Academy

Summary

The Communication Base is a specialist provision integral to Vale of Leven Academy.  It provides intensive support for pupils with language and communication difficulties who are able to access a mainstream curriculum.
Contact details
Telephone:
01389 777000
Address:
Vale Of Leven Academy, Main Street, Alexandria G83 0BH
Other information
Management:
West Dunbartonshire Council
Referral method:
Local authority

West Dunbartonshire Pre-School Assessment Team

Last updated date: 18 April 2017

Summary

PRESCAT offers a single door route of referral to a wide range of Education, Health and Social Work services, for children with additional support needs in the 0 - 3 age range.
Contact details
Telephone:
01389 800491
Address:
PRESCAT, Psychological Services, Carleith Primary School, Stark Avenue, Duntocher, Clydebank G81 6EF
Other information
Management:
West Dunbartonshire Council
Referral method:
Parents/Health Professionals/Education Professionals

West Dunbartonshire Pre-School Home Visiting Service

Summary

PRESCAT offers a single door route of referral to a wide range of Education, Health and Social Work support services, for children with additional support needs in the 0 - 3 age range.
Contact details
Telephone:
01389 800491
Address:
PRESCAT, Psychological Services, Carleith Primary School, Stark Avenue, Duntocher, Clydebank G81 6EF
Other information
Management:
West Dunbartonshire Council
Referral method:
Parents, Health and Education professionals

West Dunbartonshire Speech and Language Therapy Services

Last updated date: 1 March 2017

Summary

Speech and Language Therapists assess, diagnose and treat children with a wide range of communication difficulties. Children, their carers, family members and those closest to the child e.g. early years workers are all involved as appropriate in the delivery of outcome focused care plans.  Services are delivered in clinics, nurseries, schools, additional support needs establishments, hospitals or be domiciliary based dependent on individual needs.
Contact details
Telephone:
01389 817380
Address:
Specialist Children's Services, Speech and Language Therapy, 3rd Floor Maternity Buidling, Vale of Leven Building, Main Street, Alexandria G83 0UA
Other information
Management:
West Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership

Young Carers – Y Sort It

Last updated date: 18 April 2017

Summary

Y Sort it supports, develops and delivers two young carer groups, one aged 10-12 years and 12-18 years, to provide a safe and fun space for young carers to relax, study, meet new friends, and access advice and support. The groups and activities will take place during evenings and weekends on a weekly basis throughout the year, including holiday times. Free travel and pickups will be available for those wishing to access the group work sessions.
Contact details
Telephone:
0141 941 3308
Address:
5 West Thomson Street, Clydebank G81 3EA
Other information
Management:
West Dunbartonshire Health & Social Care Partnership
Referral method:
Referrals can be made using a referral form, telephone or email, young people also self refer using these methods or social networking.

Young Families Support Service – West Dunbartonshire

Last updated date: 18 April 2017

Summary

Young Family Support Service provides early intervention and support to families with young children, aiming to improve outcomes for children. The support is provided by 7 Young Family Support Workers based within the health visiting teams and 4 Early Education and Child Care Outreach Workers based in Auchnacraig EECC, Clydebank EECC, Ferryfield EECC and Medowview EECC.
Contact details
Telephone:
01389 812341
Other information
Referral method:
Families can be referred by any agency e.g. school and nursery staff, health visitors and social workers.
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