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Coronavirus Impact

Many services are still open to support you and your family. Supports might look a bit different, and some places will be offering a reduced service or may be temporarily closed, but you can find out more information by visiting their website or getting in touch with them.


Shawlands Academy

Bilingual unit for new arrivals to the UK
Telephone : 0141 582 0210
Email : headteacher@shawlandsacademy.glasgow.sch.uk

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Shetland Carers Centre

Voluntary Action Shetland supports unpaid adult and young carers in Shetland and their Virtual Carers Centre offers carers a one-stop shop approach to relevant information for carers.
Telephone : 01595 743900
Email : carers@shetland.org
Web Address : https://www.shetlandcarers.org

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Short breaks or respite care for children or young people with disabilities – Aberdeenshire

Short breaks or respite care for children or young people with disabilities includes a range of short term services. The purpose is to provide a break which is a positive experience for the child or young person with care needs. Giving them opportunities to develop autonomy and independence. Short breaks also give family carers a rest from their caring duties. It is important that these breaks have a positive result for both those with care needs and their carers.
Web Address : http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/community-care/caring-for-others/short-breaks/children-or-young-people-with-disabilities/

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Signpost (Empowering families, changing lives)

Signpost is a registered charity which offers support and information to young people with additional support needs (with or without a diagnosis) and their families in West Lothian, on any topic related to the child's needs. Signpost has a helpline, 'drop-in' office (no appointment required), newsletter, website and Facebook page (Signpost West Lothian), and also offers training for carers and advocacy. Signpost supports families to have an ordinary life, with the same choices and opportunities as any other family.
Telephone : 01506 431123
Email : enquiries@signpost-online.co.uk
Web Address : http://www.signpost-online.co.uk

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Skills Development Scotland

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is the national skills body supporting the people and businesses of Scotland to develop and apply their skills.
Telephone : 0800 917 8000
Web Address : http://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/external-links/my-world-of-work-links/my-world-of-work/

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Skye and Lochalsh Young Carers

This service offers young carers in the Skye and Loachalsh area: weekly group meetings, respite outings, one to one advice and advocacy support.
Telephone : 01478 613617
Email : skye.lochalshcarers@gmail.com
Web Address : http://www.skyeyoungcarers.co.uk/contact/

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Slamannan Primary School

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.
Telephone : 01324 851239
Email : slamannanprimaryschool@falkirk.gov.uk
Web Address : http://www.slamannan.falkirk.sch.uk

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Smithycroft Secondary School

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.
Telephone : 0141 582 0220
Email : headteacher@smithycroft-sec.glasgow.sch.uk

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Social Emotional and Behavioural Support Service

For young people in need of a highly personalised curriculum which cannot be met within their own school, a request for a placement in the Learning and Wellbeing Base may be made. This should follow a period os assessment, planning, intervention and review as part of the Staged intervention process and will be agreed with the Team Around the Child.
Telephone : 0141 955 2342
Email : woodheadsupportservice@rmplc.co.uk
Web Address : http://www.kirkintilloch.e-dunbarton.sch.uk/page_viewer.asp?page=Support+For+Learning&pid=106

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South Ayrshire Carers Centre

South Ayrshire Carers Centre support unpaid adult and young carers throughout South Ayrshire and the rural areas by providing practical and emotional support such as - Information, Benefit maximization, Carers Assessments, Support, Training, Advice, Support Groups, Signposting, Time out, Group Activities.
Telephone : 01292 263000
Web Address : https://www.unity-enterprise.com/carers-centers/

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