Children + Young People
Domestic + Sexual Abuse
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)
Children 1st Aberdeen
Support for children and families who have experienced abuse, trauma and neglect.
Phone: 01224 251150
Supports young adults to overcome homelessness and become independent.
Phone: 01224 212924
Aberlour Child Care Trust / Drugs Action – Families First
Support for children affected by parental drug use.
Phone: 01224 483381
Website: click here
Services for young people and families. Fostering and respite care for children.
Phone: 01224 624090
Befriend a Child
Befriending service for vulnerable children/young people.
Phone: 01224 210060
Grampian Child Bereavement Network
Resource for children who are bereaved and those supporting them.
Phone: 01224 594099
In Care Survivors Service Scotland
Help specifically for survivors of historic in-care abuse.
Phone: 0800121 6027 (Helpline) (free)
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
Support for children and young people who have been affected by loss and bereavement.
Phone: 01224 224835
Provides care to the most vulnerable people.
Phone: 01224 212021
Penumbra – Aberdeen Self Harm Project
Support for young people experiencing, or who have experienced self-harm.
Phone: 01224 621266
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: firstname.lastname@example.org (for confidential suicide prevention advice)
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)