Services in Dundee

This page details a list of local support services in Dundee that you can contact for further support for your family. These services range from family support to specific support needs.

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Services in Dundee

Aberlour Bridges & Family Outreach

Aberlour deliver a number of services to children and families in Dundee. Aberlour Bridges is an early years and family support service based in Lochee and Charleston; Bridges works with vulnerable children and families affected by adversities including poverty, deprivation, substance misuse and mental ill health. Aberlour Family Outreach provides intensive support for families affected by substance use.

Aberlour Child Care Trust
47 Blinshall Street
Dundee DD1 5DF

T: 01382 313 500
E: bridges.dundee@aberlour.org.uk
E: dundeeoutreach@aberlour.org.uk

Addaction Dundee

Addaction Dundee is a direct access service that supports people in Dundee affected by drug or alcohol use. They operate from four community locations, making it easy for people to access the service on a drop-in basis. They also run Dundee Young Addaction, which targets young people aged 11-18, providing prevention and education work.

Addaction Dundee
Unit 6, Nethergate Centre
80 Nethergate
Dundee DD1 4ER

T: 01382 206 888
E: dundeedirectaccess@addaction.org.uk

Amina MWRC

Amina is a national organisation dedicated to addressing key issues affecting Muslim and minority ethnic women. Their helpline is a listening ear and signposting service for Muslim women across Scotland. They also run befriending projects and group activities for women in Dundee and Glasgow, and employability support in Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth.

Amina MWRC
1/3
6 Whitehall Crescent
Dundee DD1 4AU

T: 0808 801 0301 (helpline)
T: 01382 787 450 (Dundee office)
E: info@mwrc.org.uk
W: www.mwrc.org.uk

The Corner (NHS)

The Corner provides a wide range of confidential health and information services for young people aged between 11 – 25 years at their drop-in centre at 13 Shore Terrace, Dundee. This includes contraception and pregnancy testing, information on housing issues, money, employment, drugs, alcohol, mental health, individual support, opportunities to take part in training, drama, arts, free internet access… and much more!

The Corner (drop-in)
13 Shore Terrace
Dundee DD1 3DP

The Corner (office)
18 Dock Street
Dundee DD1 3NP

T: 01382 206 060
E: office.corner@nhs.net
W: www.thecorner.co.uk

Dundee Carers Centre

Dundee Carers Centre aims to improve the lives of carers through practical and emotional support, advocacy, training and information about services, rights and benefits.

Dundee Carers Centre
Seagate House
132-134 Seagate
Dundee DD1 2HB

T: 01382 200 422
E: centre@dundeecarerscentre.org.uk
W: dundeecarerscentre.org.uk

Dundee Community Family Support Project (OPFS)

Dundee CFSP delivers support and services to families who currently have fragmented services or none at all. Working in partnership with Dundee City Council, the project supports children and families living in Fintry, Mill o’ Mains, Charleston, St Mary’s and Lochee, focussing on mental well-being, anti poverty and employability work alongside family support. They also co-ordinate services such as leisure, and culture activities in school holidays.

Dundee CFSP
One Parent Families Scotland
Families’ House
20 Grampian Gardens
Dundee DD4 9QZ

T: 01382 502 504
E: 101@opfs.org.uk
W: www.opfs.org.uk/service/dundee-community-family-support-project

Dundee Early Intervention Team (Aberlour, Action for Children, Barnardo's & Children 1st))

The Dundee Early Intervention Team (DEIT) is a partnership of four leading children’s charities –Aberlour, Children 1st, Action for Children and Barnardo’s. DEIT aims to improve the outcomes for children and families, addressing problems before they get any worse and preventing the need for greater interventions. The Team supports families where the eldest (or only) child is aged between 5-12, and still in primary education, offering support, advice and guidance on all or any aspects of parenting, social, health or relationship difficulties.

DEIT
Aberlour Child Care Trust
47 Blinshall Street
Dundee DD1 5DF

T: 01382 313 500
E: enquiries-deit@aberlour.org.uk

Dundee Families Service & Parenting Initiative (Action for Children)

Action for Children’s family centre in Dundee provides a range of services for the city’s most vulnerable families, including housing support, family support and parenting initiatives.

Action for Children
7 St Clement Terrace
Dundee DD3 9PF

T: 01382 450 052

Family Mediation Tayside & Fife (Relationships Scotland)

Family Mediation Tayside and Fife is a member of Relationships Scotland. They support individuals, couples and families experiencing relationship difficulties. They have offices in Dundee and Glenrothes, from which they offer a range of services, including family mediation, counselling, family therapy and supervised contact, to families throughout Tayside and Fife.

Family Mediation Tayside & Fife
21 Dock Street
Dundee DD1 3DP

T: 01382 201 343
E: info@familymediationonline.co.uk
W: www.familymediationonline.co.uk

Flexible Childcare Services & Community Daycare (OPFS)

OPFS operate in Dundee and the East of Scotland to provide flexible childcare services for families, including mobile crèche services. They also run community daycare with pick-up and collection options, either as an on-going arrangement or a one-off service.

One Parent Families Scotland
Families’ House
20 Grampian Gardens
Dundee DD4 9QZ

T: 01382 504 652
T: 01382 502 504
E: childcare.dundee@opfs.org.uk
E: families.house.daycare@opfs.org.uk
W: www.opfs.org.uk/services/childcare

Home-Start Dundee

Home-Start centres provide a range of support to families with at least one child under five years old. Each centre has trained volunteers who support families who may be struggling with isolation, physical health, bereavement or a range of other issues.

Home-Start Dundee
30 Whitehall Street
Dundee DD1 4AF

T: 01382 202 040
E: admin@homestart-dundee.org.uk
W: www.homestart-dundee.org.uk

Includem

Includem provides intensive support services to some of Scotland’s most vulnerable young people. They work with young people who are most often excluded from mainstream services, and run a range of projects to help young people with issues such as preventing family breakdown, crisis support, transitional support and raising attainment. They have offices in Glasgow, Dundee and Glenrothes.

Includem
61 Reform Street
Dundee DD1 1SP

T: 0141 4270 523
E: enquiries@includem.co.uk
W: includem.org

Kinship Care Service (Dundee City Council)

Dundee social work run a kinship care support group that meets Thursday mornings (10:00-12:00) during term-time at Arthurstone Library. They also offer informal support to kinship carers over the telephone, and can link families to other local services according to their needs.

Dundee City Council

Dudhope Castle
Dudhope Park
Barrack Road
Dundee DD3 6HF

T: 01382 433 513

Kith 'n' Kin (Aberlour & Tayside Council on Alcohol)

Kith ‘n’ Kin support children (0-16 years) who have been affected by parental substance misuse and live with a kinship carer. The service aims to improve family wellbeing, by providing emotional support, advice and signposting to both carers and children. Support may come in the form of one-to-one work, groupwork or activity days.

Kith ‘n’ Kin
Aberlour Childcare Trust
47 Blinshall Street
Dundee DD1 5DF

T: 01382 667 450
E: jackie@alcoholtayside.com
W: www.aberlour.org.uk/how_we_help/services/233_kith_n_kin

Kith ‘n’ Kin
Tayside Council on Alcohol
The Wishart
50 Constable Street
Dundee DD4 6AD

T: 01382 456 012
E: enquiries@alcoholtayside.com
W: alcoholtayside.com/youth-services/kith-n-kin

Nordoff Robbins Scotland

Nordoff Robbins use music therapy to help people with a range of conditions including learning disabilities, neurological disorders, life-limiting illness, brain injury, cerebral palsy, mental health issues, trauma, stroke and dementia.

Nordoff Robbins Scotland
The Pastoral Centre
24-28 Lawside Road
Dundee DD3 6XY

T: 07966 913 535
E: maryveal@nrscot.org.uk
W: www.nordoffrobbinsscotland.org.uk

Parent to Parent

Parent to Parent is a voluntary organisation which supports parents/carers of children with additional support needs, whether physical, learning, sensory or behavioural. It also supports parents/carers of children who are seriously or terminally ill or who have suffered a bereavement of a child. It provides advocacy for children and young people with additional needs. They support families that live in Angus, Dundee or Perth & Kinross.

Parent to Parent
Ardler Clinic
Turnberry Avenue
Dundee DD2 3TP

T: 01382 817 558
E: admin@parent-to-parent.org
W: parent-to-parent.org

Play on Wheels (Smart Play Network)

Play on Wheels (POW) is a mobile play service operating in Dundee, Angus and Fife. The team consists of four experienced play practitioners with two vans filled with scrap resources for children to explore and enjoy. POW works alongside children, families and practitioners in their own settings for around 8 to 12 weeks to create lasting change.If you are interested in finding out more or having Play On Wheels deliver some workshops at your setting, fill out the contact form on their website.

Play on Wheels
Smart Play Network
16 Constitution Street
Edinburgh EH6 7BT

T: 0131 5542 620
W: www.smartplaynetwork.org

Polepark Family Service (Barnardo's)

Polepark Family Service offers support to children and families affected by abuse and neglect. They work in partnership with Dundee City Council and they build on the strengths of families to seek the best possible outcomes for children and young people. Their family service also delivers the Strengthening Families parenting programme for parents and carers.

Polepark Family Service
Barnardo’s
3 Fleuchar Street
Dundee DD2 2LQ

T: 01382 432 631
E: familyservicesdundee@barnardos.org.uk

Rollercoaster Service (Barnardo's)

The Rollercoaster Service provides therapeutic support for children, parents or carers suffering bereavement or loss. This may include one-to-one counselling, group work and individual therapy.

Rollercoaster Service
Barnardo’s
55 Reform Street
Dundee DD1 1SP

T: 01382 432 631
E: rollercoaster@barnardos.org.uk

The Spark Counselling Dundee

The Spark is a leading provider of couples counselling, marriage counselling, individual counselling and family counselling in Scotland. In Dundee, they provide telephone counselling and relationship counselling services.

The Spark Counselling Dundee
34 Constitution Street
Dundee DD3 6ND

T: 0808 802 0050
E: appointments@thespark.org.uk
W: www.thespark.org.uk/relationship-support-for-couples-individuals/local-counselling-locations/spark-counselling-dundee

The Speech Language Communication Company (SLCo)

SLCo has a range of information services that provide help and advice to parents and carers about speech, language and communication. Their staff cover Dundee, Angus, Perth and Kinross, Edinburgh and Lothians, Glasgow, Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Borders and Western Isles; they organise local support groups, workshops, one-to-one support, and can arrange a Speech Language Therapist guided support service. They also have an open access drop-in on Wednesdays at their offices on Castle Street, where they offer play facilities and one-to-one support when required.

The Speech Language Communication Company
42-44 Castle Street
Dundee DD1 3AQ

T: 01382 250 060
text: 07580 022 151
W: www.speech-language-communication-company.uk

Support in Mind Scotland - Tayside

Support in Mind Scotland seek to support and empower all those affected by mental illness, including family members, carers and supporters. They run a range of projects for people affected by mental ill health throughout Tayside.

Support in Mind Scotland – Tayside
10 Constitution Road
Dundee DD1 1LL

T: 01382 305 713
E: rpeat@supportinmindscotland.org.uk
W: www.tcsproject.org.uk

Supporting Children & Families (Children 1st)

The Supporting Children and Families service supports vulnerable families in Dundee who have parenting issues, are subject to substance misuse and need support and advice.

Children 1st
47 Blinshall Street
Dundee DD1 5DF

T: 01382 349 910
E: dundee@children1st.org.uk

The WEB Project Dundee (CAIR Scotland)

The WEB Project provides access to community based health services to all young people, aged 10-18. The project provides information and support to young people affected by their own drug and alcohol use, sexual ill health, including HIV/BBV, offending behaviours and associated related risk behaviours from the community base in Stobswell, Dundee.

WEB (Dundee)
CAIR Scotland
South East Pavilion
Baxter Park
Dundee DD4 7HD

T: 01382 458 128
E: kirstiehowell@cairscotland.org.uk

The Yard

The Yard runs adventure play services for disabled children, young people and their families in the east of Scotland. We offer disabled children and their siblings the chance to experience creative, adventurous indoor and outdoor play in a well-supported environment. Parents and carers also have the opportunity to meet other families and build a network of support.

The Yard
14 Drumlanrig Place
Mid Craigie
Dundee DD4 8HZ

T: 0131 476 4506
E: info@theyardscotland.org.uk
W: www.theyardscotland.org.uk