Children and Young People

 

Childline in Scotland

Helpline for children and young people who are distressed, in trouble or in danger.

Phone: 0800 1111 (free)

Website: www.childline.org.uk

 

Children 1st Aberdeen

Support for children and families who have experienced abuse, trauma and neglect.

Phone: 01224 251150

Email: aberdeencity@children1st.org.uk

Website: www.children1st.org.uk

 

Aberdeen Foyer

Supports young adults to overcome homelessness and become independent.

Phone: 01224 212924

Email: receotuib@aberdeenfoyer.com

Website: www.aberdeenfoyer.com

 

Aberlour Child Care Trust / Drugs Action – Families First

Support for children affected by parental drug use.

Phone: 01224 483381

Email: familyservice@aberlour.org.uk

Website: click here

 

Barnardos Scotland

Services for young people and families. Fostering and respite care for children.

Phone: 01224 624090

Email: fosteringaberdeen@barnardos.org.uk

Website: www.barnardos.org.uk

 

 

Befriend a Child

Befriending service for vulnerable children/young people.

Phone: 01224 210060

Email: info@befriendachild.org.uk

Website: www.befriendachild.org.uk

 

Grampian Child Bereavement Network

Resource for children who are bereaved and those supporting them.

Phone: 01224 594099

Email: coordinator@gcbn.org.uk

Website: www.gcbn.org.uk

 

Aberdeen City - Multiagency Guidance

Follow the links below for guidance aimed at people working with children and young people.

For children and young people at risk of self harm Click here

For children and young people at risk of suicide Click here

 

 

Sunrise Partnership

Support for children and young people who have been affected by loss and bereavement.

Phone: 01224 224835

Email: support@sunrisepartnership.org

Website: www.sunrisepartnership.org

 

VSA

Provides care to the most vulnerable people.

Phone: 01224 212021

Email: info@vsa.org.uk

Website: www.vsa.org.uk

 

Penumbra – Aberdeen Self Harm Project

Support for young people experiencing, or who have experienced self-harm.

Phone: 01224 621266

Email: selfharm.aberdeen@penumbra.org.uk

Website: www.penumbra.org.uk

 

Papyrus – Prevention of Young Suicide

A national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide in the UK and to promote mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people.

Phone: 01925 572444

Text: 07786 209697

Hopeline: 0800 0684141 (free)

Email: admin@papyrus-uk.org

Email: pat@papyrus-uk.org (for confidential suicide prevention advice)

Website: www.papyrus-uk.org

 

Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland

Provides bereavement care to adults and children of all ages with local community based teams providing one-to-one support.

Phone: 0845 600 2227 (calls cost 5p per min plus standard network fee)

Email: support@crusescotland.org.uk

Website: www.crusescotland.org.uk