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Useful organisations

    Equality and Human Rights Commission

    The EHRC promotes and upholds equality and human rights ideals and laws across England, Scotland and Wales. The EHRC is a regulatory body and is not able to provide advice to individuals. If you need expert information, advice and support on discrimination and human rights issues call Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) on: 0808 800 0082 [Please note: EASS is completely independent of the Commission].
    Telephone : 0141 228 5910
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    Families Outside

    Families Outside is the only national charity in Scotland working exclusively on behalf of families affected by imprisonment. They speak to thousands of families each year, providing practical information and emotional support on a range of issues which can affect families when someone goes to prison.
    Telephone : 0800 254 0088
    Email :
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    Family Fund – Helping disabled children

    Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. Grants awarded to families help provide a wide range of essential items including computers, tablets, kitchen appliances and much-needed family breaks.
    Telephone : 01904 550055
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    FASD Hub Scotland

    FASD Hub Scotland provide a support service for all parents/carers across Scotland who live with children, young people and young adults who have a history of prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE), with or without an FASD diagnosis. The service extends to provide a point of reference and training for professionals who work with and support these families (social work, education and other third sector organisations/charities) within Scotland. Our Scottish service offers:
    • An Advice Line for parents, carers and professionals offering advice and information around all aspects of FASD.
    • Peer Support and community groups.
    • Information for parents and professionals, including factsheets, videos and a range of other resources
    • 1:1 Family Support service
    • Training and webinars for parents.

    Telephone : 0300 666 0006
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    Find a School or an Inspection Report – Education Scotland

    Education Scotland have a Find an Inspection Report tool on their website, which you can use to search all schools in Scotland. You can find the schools nearest you by postcode, and you can also look for particular types of schools, like special schools or independent schools.  
    Telephone : 0131 244 4330
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    Forces Children Scotland

    The Trust has two major areas of activity. They make grants to the children of Scots who are serving or have served in the British Armed Forces (approx. 300 individual grants per year). 
They also work through their Education Programme in Scotland with schools, local authorities, Armed Forces charities and the military on initiatives to support Armed Forces Children, their teachers and their families in the school environment.

    Telephone : 0131 322 7350
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    Fragile X Society

    Fragile X Syndrome is the most common inherited cause of learning disability. Provides information and practical guidance to support and empower individuals and families living with fragile X, and the professionals who support them.
    Telephone : 01371 875100
    Email :
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    Hope Again

    Hope Again is Cruse Bereavement Care's website for young people. Cruse is a national charity that provides support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone close to them dies. We also work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.
    Telephone : 0808 808 1677
    Email :
    Web Address :
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