Services in Glasgow

This page details a list of local support services in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

3D Drumchapel

3D Drumchapel works with children and families in Drumchapel, Knightswood and Yoker. They aim to improve family relationships and parenting skills, and to increase families’ wellbeing. In doing so, they provide a range of services, including one-to-one support, children’s activities and family support.

3D Drumchapel
Open Gate
44 Hecla Square
Drumchapel
Glasgow G15 8NH

T: 0141 944 5740
E: info@3ddrumchapel.org.uk
W: www.3ddrumchapel.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
Citywall House
32 Eastwood Avenue
Glasgow G41 3NS

T: 0808 801 0301 (helpline)
T: 0141 212 8420 (Glasgow office)
E: info@mwrc.org.uk
W: www.mwrc.org.uk

Apna (Barnardo's)

Barnardo’s Apna project supports the Asian community in Glasgow, providing services for children, young people and their families or carers, especially with disabled children. The service provides a range of support, including a home care service, after school club, play schemes, one-to-one support and a carers’ support group.

Apna
Barnardo’s
70 Coplaw Street
Glasgow G42 7JG

T: 0141 423 9225
E: apnaproject@barnardos.org.uk

Barlanark Family Support Service & Ruchazie Family Resource Centre (Quarriers)

Quarriers’ family support service and resource centre work with families who are experiencing difficulties and focuses on helping families develop positive relationships and build on their strengths. Children can be supported through placement in our Ruchazie Nursery, providing high quality childcare for 0-3 year olds. Parents are supported through a range of initiatives. One to one counselling, advice and support programmes and parent/child activities are all delivered from the Family Centre.

Quarriers Family Support Service
The Calvay Centre
16 Calvay Road
Barlanark
Glasgow G33 4RE

T: 0141 781 4264
E: barlanarkfamilysupportservice@quarriers.org.uk

Quarriers Ruchazie Nursery
26 Avondale Street
Ruchazie
Glasgow G33 3QS

T: 0141 774 8202
E: ruchaziefamilysupport@quarriers.org.uk

Building Stronger Families (Bethany Christian Trust)

Building Stronger Families supports families in the top 10% of most deprived areas in Glasgow. The project helps families stick together and become stronger. With tailored support, families are able to address issues around housing, poverty and education. Their approach is to adapt to the specific needs of the local communities and to provide tailored services in response to the issues that put pressures on families.

T: 0141 332 4445
E: shirleyberry@bethanychristiantrust.com
W: www.bethanychristiantrust.com/services/community-development

Buttle UK

Buttle UK supports children and families in crisis. In Glasgow, in addition to provide grants for basic household necessities, Buttle also works in partnership with the Scottish Kinship Care Alliance to help establish support groups, which help kinship carers to negotiate better support from statutory agencies.

Buttle UK
PO Box 2081
Glasgow G32 2BR

T: 0141 778 2839
W: www.buttleuk.org/need-support

Child Bereavement UK

At their centre in North Glasgow, Child Bereavement UK offers face to face support for bereaved children and young people up to the age of 25 and their families, within the locality and surrounding areas. They also run family support group and a Young People’s Advisory Group.

Child Bereavement UK
Room 5
Maryhill Community Central Halls
292-316 Maryhill Road
Glasgow G20 7YE

T: 0141 352 9995
E: glasgowsupport@childbereavementuk.org
W: childbereavementuk.org/for-families/support/glasgow

Creative Therapies

Creative Therapies works with professionally trained artists and clinicians to support people with emotional, physical and mental health issues. They provide accessible and engaging interventions that support the development of mental health, well-being, and meaningful engagement with the arts. They are currently delivering a Kinship Care Project in North West Glasgow that offers a range of one-to-one and group art and craft activities.

Creative Therapies
Studio 6
19 Marine Crescent
Glasgow G51 1HD

T: 0141 429 1931
E: info@creativetherapies.co.uk
W: www.creativetherapies.co.uk

DRC Generations

DRC Generations provides a range programmes for young people, focusing on drug prevention and education. Based in Scotstoun, they run youth clubs, peer education projects and mentoring schemes, offering training, advice and support to minimise the risks that young people face.

DRC Generations
102 Kingsway
Glasgow G14 9YS

T: 0141 584 3211
E: enquiries@drcgenerations.org.uk
W: www.drcgenerations.org.uk

Family Mediation West of Scotland (Relationships Scotland)

Relationships Scotland supports individuals, couples and families experiencing relationship difficulties. They offer a range of services, including family mediation, counselling and supervised contact, to families throughout the West of Scotland.

Relationships Scotland – Family Mediation West of Scotland
19 Woodside Place
Glasgow G3 7QL

T: 0141 332 2731
E: fmwest@btconnect.com
W: www.relationships-scotland.org.uk/find-a-local-service/family-mediation-services/relationships-scotland-family-mediation-west

FASS

FASS provides support to kinship carers in Glasgow City who are the sole carer of a child due to parental addiction. Their link worker provides one-to-one support to carers, and can assist with funding applications and access to other relevant services, including respite through Geeza Break. Carers can also access other FASS services, including family support, hypnotherapy, holistic therapies, the FASS clothing project and family respite breaks.

FASS
123 West Street
Glasgow G5 8BA

T: 0141 420 2050
E: linkworker@fassglasgow.org
W: www.fassglasgow.org

GEAAP

The Greater Easterhouse Alcohol Awareness Project delivers a range of services in the East of Glasgow, aiming to reduce the harm associated with the misuse of alcohol. Their services include counselling support and information for people affected by someone else’s drinking, group support and a young person’s service.

GEAAP
51 Trondra Place
Glasgow G34 9AX

T: 0141 773 1222
W: www.geaap.com

Geeza Break

Geeza Break provides respite and support services to vulnerable children and families living in Glasgow. They deliver a service for kinship carers and also work in partnership with FASS. Geeza Break deliver a range of respite services: respite sitting, where children are cared for at home for up to 4 hours; centre-based respite during school holidays at the Toffee Club; and overnight respite. Their family support workers also provide one-to-one and group support; and the Geeza Chance Project supports young people in their transition from being with parents to living with other family members.

Geeza Break
1450-1456 Gallowgate
Parkhead
Glasgow G31 4ST

T: 0141 573 2900
W: www.geezabreak.org.uk

Glasgow Council on Alcohol

Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA) offers help, advice and information for individuals and families experiencing alcohol-related problems. Support can include advice and information, counselling, groupwork, prevention and education, and training services. GCA also runs a service for young people aged 12-25 who are affected by their own or another’s alcohol use.

Glasgow Council on Alcohol
2nd floor
14 North Claremont Street
Glasgow G3 7LB

T: 0141 353 1800
W: www.glasgowcouncilonalcohol.org

Glasgow Debt Advice & Welfare Rights Services (OPFS)

Glasgow Debt Advice Service offer free support and advice on all money matters, including help with debt and managing household finances. They can also provide training and presentations on family finances to groups. The Welfare Rights service helps single parents with a range of benefits and tax credits issues.

One Parent Families Scotland
Level 2, 100 Wellington Street
Glasgow G2 6DH

T: 0141 847 0444
E: choices@opfs.org.uk

Govan Law Centre & Govanhill Law Centre

Govan Law Centre (GLC) is a free legal resource for families in Glasgow. They undertake expert advice, court and tribunal representation in Scotland. In addition, they run the Govanhill Law Centre, which supports the Govanhill community, and engage in partnership work, including a Prevention of Homelessness Partnership, the Scottish Mortgage Rescue service, and the Glasgow South Family Support Project, which aims to improve the lives of families working with Children 1st in Glasgow South.

Govan Law Centre
Units 4 & 6
Orkney Street Enterprise Centre
18-20 Orkney Street
Glasgow G51 2BZ

T: 0141 440 2503
E: admin@govanlc.com
W: govanlc.blogspot.co.uk/

Govanhill Law Centre
Samaritan House
Lower Ground
79 Coplaw Street
Glasgow G42 7JG

T: 0141 433 2665
E: admin@govanlc.com
W: www.govanhilllc.com

Home-Start

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 Glasgow North
Janitor’s House
35 Avenuepark Street
Maryhill
Glasgow G20 8TS

T: 0141 948 0441
E: info@homestartglasgownorth.org.uk
W: www.homestartglasgownorth.org.uk

Home-Start Glasgow South
Pollokshaws Burgh Hall
2025 Pollokshaws Road
Glasgow G43 1NE

T: 0141 570 8735
E: theteam@homestartglasgowsouth.org.uk
W: www.homestartglasgowsouth.org.uk

Impact Arts

Impact Arts uses the arts and creativity to facilitate personal and social change. The Young Gallery delivers creative arts projects in schools and nurseries for children aged 0-12. They also run an art therapy programme, which build children’s confidence and resilience, and empowers them to cope with challenges and transitions.

Impact Arts
The Factory
319 Craigpark Drive
Dennistoun
Glasgow G31 2TB

T: 0141 575 3001
E: mail@impactarts.co.uk
W: www.impactarts.co.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
Unit 6000
Academy Office Park
Gower Street
Glasgow G51 1PR

T: 0141 427 0523
E: enquiries@includem.co.uk
W: includem.org

Kindred in Glasgow (Kindred Advocacy)

Kindred Advocacy exists to ensure that families of children with additional support needs in Scotland will have the information, services and emotional support that they need to care for their children to their best ability. Kindred in Glasgow can help with applying for grants and benefits, as well as advocacy with health, social work, education and housing. They also run the Let’s Talk ASN service, in partnership with Govan Law Centre, which is a free specialist independent advocacy service.

Kindred in Glasgow
Kindred Advocacy
Unit F17, Festival Business Centre
150 Brand Street
Glasgow G51 1DH

T: 0800 031 5793
E: glasgowenquiries@kindred-scotland.org
E: LetsTalkASN@edlaw.org.uk
W: www.kindred-scotland.org/glasgow

The Kinship Care Initiative

The Kinship Care Initiative provides opportunities for children in kinship care that nurture talent, develop skills, build character and expand horizons. They provide programmes of outdoor adventure learning that aim to enable some of the most vulnerable children in Glasgow to increase their confidence, promote personal wellbeing, improve resilience and gain skills for life.

The Kinship Care Initiative
The Trades Hall of Glasgow
85 Glassford Street
Glasgow G1 1UH

T: 0141 553 1605
E: kinship@tradehouse.org.uk
W: kinshipcareinitiative.org.uk

The Mallard & Garratt (CrossReach)

CrossReach offer a range of services to children and young people with disabilities including those with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, sensory impairments and communication difficulties. They offer care and support to young people that will encourage them to reach their maximum potential and work towards agreed outcomes. Their Glasgow services are based in Springburn.

The Mallard & Garratt
CrossReach
100 Morrin Street
Springburn
Glasgow G21 1AW

T: 0141 558 7575
W: www.crossreach.org.uk/mallard-garratt

MCR Pathways

The MCR Pathways programme provides volunteer adult mentors for the most disadvantaged young people – principally those who are ‘looked after’. The programme operates in a wide number of schools in Glasgow and targets pupils in S3; the mentoring scheme aims to influence engagement with school and support young people to focus on achievement, gain qualifications and plan for post-school opportunities.

MCR Pathways
PO Box 26800
Glasgow G3 8ZY

T: 0141 221 6642
E: info@mcrpathways.org
W: mcrpathways.org

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 West
25 Lammermoor Avenue
Glasgow G52 3BE

T: 0141 237 4884
E: janetmclachlan@nrscot.org.uk
W: www.nordoffrobbinsscotland.org.uk

North East & North West Glasgow Recovery Hubs (Addaction)

The North East & North West Glasgow Recovery Hubs provide tailored services to support people on their journey from alcohol and drug use. They also provide services for family and friends affected by a person’s alcohol and drug use. The two services are based in Dalmarnock and Maryhill, but they are able to provide support in other local areas.

North East Glasgow Recovery Hub
Addaction
120 Carstairs Street
Glasgow G40 4JD

T: 0141 404 3631
E: glasgow.northeast@addaction.org.uk

North West Glasgow Recovery Hub
Addaction
The Quadrangle, Unit 2
28 Ruchill Street
Glasgow G20 9PX

T: 0808 178 5901
E: glasgow.northwest@addaction.org.uk

North Glasgow Family Support (Action for Children)

North Glasgow Family Support is based in Ruchill and supports vulnerable families. They use a system of whole-family support, providing an intensive relationship and support to contribute to the wellbeing of families we work with; this can stabilise families and enable them to overcome their difficulties and live happier lives together.

North Glasgow Family Support
Action for Children
61 Smeaton Street
Glasgow G20 9JS

T: 0141 945 1653

The Notre Dame Centre

The Notre Dame Centre provides evidence-based therapeutic services to vulnerable children and families, including specific funding to work with kinship families. This can include play therapy, relationship-based work, family work and cognitive behavioural therapy. They also deliver the Seasons for Growth loss and grief education programme for children and young people aged 6-18.

The Notre Dame Centre
Parkhouse Business Park, Kelvin House
419 Balmore Road
Glasgow G22 6NT

T: 0141 339 2366
E: info@notredamecentre.org.uk
W: www.notredamecentre.org.uk

Opt-In Service (Quarriers)

Quarriers Opt-In Service works with pupils from P6 to S1 in six communities in the south west of Glasgow. They help pupils to deal with a range of issues including difficulties with behaviour, attendance, social skills, peer relationships, coping with loss and confidence issues.

Quarriers Opt-In Service
Lourdes Secondary School
47 Kirriemuir Avenue
Glasgow G52 3DF

T: 0141 891 8210
E: optin@quarriers.org.uk

PACe & Safer Choices (Barnardo's)

PACe supports vulnerable children and their families in the Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire area. Barnardo’s Safer Choices service provides independent support to children and young people under the age of 18 who may be experiencing a crisis and are frequenting Glasgow city centre.

Barnardo’s
91 Mitchell Street
Glasgow G1 3LN

T: 0141 2432393
E: pace@barnardos.org.uk
E: saferchoices@barnardos.org.uk

Place2Be

Place2Be works in primary and secondary schools, offering therapeutic and emotional support to children and families. They currently work in Edinburgh, Glasgow and North Ayrshire, in schools that are dealing with some of the most troubled children and young people in areas of significant deprivation. Place2Be only works in certain schools, but you find out on their website if they are working in your child’s school.

Place2Be
13-14 Angel Gate
326 City Road
London EC1V 2PT

W: www.place2be.org.uk/what-we-do/where-we-work/our-work-in-scotland

Reattach Parenting

Re attachment is a social enterprise that aims to raise awareness of attachment and why it matters. The organisation provides a range of information and training events about attachment for parents, carers, and other clients.

W: reattachparenting.co.uk

Richmond's Hope

Richmond’s Hope is a Scottish Charity which provides individual and group support for bereaved children and young people age 4 to 18 years old. They also offer telephone support and advice to parents, carers and professionals in Scotland.

Richmond’s Hope
Ibrox Parish Church
Clifford Street
Glasgow G51 1QH

T: 0141 230 6123
E: glasgow@richmondshope.org.uk
W: www.richmondshope.org.uk

Rosemount Lifelong Learning

Rosemount Lifelong Learning provides a variety of lifelong learning opportunities and support for the local community in North Glasgow. This includes quality childcare for children aged 6 months to 5 years; the Family Links service, which supports families to deal with and overcome issues around alcohol and drug misuse; and a Young Parents project that supports parents to get into education, training or employment.

Rosemount Lifelong Learning
102 Royston Road
Glasgow G21 2NU

T: 0141 553 0808
E: admin@rosemount.ac.uk
W: rosemount.ac.uk

Safe Families for Children Scotland

Safe Families for Children Scotland provides isolated families going through a difficult time with support and guidance by offering friendship, resources and a short break for children until their parents are back on their feet with a stable support network around them. With just a little extra help, we can prevent crises from spiralling into the situations that force children into care.

Safe Families for Children Scotland
33A Haddington Place
Edinburgh EH7 4AG

T: 0131 603 8430 (Scotland head office)
T: 0141 212 6792 (Glasgow office)
E: scotland@safefamiliesforchildren.com
W: www.safefamiliesforchildren.com/regions/scotland

The Spark Counselling Glasgow

The Spark is a leading provider of couples counselling, marriage counselling, individual counselling and family counselling in Scotland. In Glasgow, they offer a range of face-to-face, online and telephone appointments for couples counselling, marriage counselling, relationship counselling, family counselling and youth counselling.

The Spark Counselling Glasgow
3rd floor
72 Waterloo Street
Glasgow G2 7DA

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

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.

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

T: 01382 250 060
text: 07580022151
W: www.speech-language-communication-company.uk

Stepping Stones for Families

Stepping Stones for Families offers a range of services to families from their family centres in Glasgow. Their Family Wellbeing team can offer support and advice on a wide range of issues, from healthy eating and money matters, to parenting skills and confidence building. They also provide a range of childcare options, including day care, care at home, community crèches and out of school care.

Family Wellbeing Team
Stepping Stones for Families
Flemington House
110 Flemington Street
Glasgow G21 4BF

T: 0141 558 0699
E: lynda.fw@ssff.org.uk

Stepping Stones for Families (head office)
Studio 3003A
Mile End Mill
12 Seedhill Road
Paisley PA1 1JS

T: 0141 849 6333
E: info@ssff.org.uk

W: www.ssff.org.uk/services/glasgow-projects

TouchBase & Parent Enabler Project (Sense Scotland)

Sense Scotland run several projects for families with disabled children and young people in Glasgow and the West of Scotland. TouchBase is a purpose-built resource centre that helps school-aged children with communication support needs to develop their skills, take on new challenges and make friends. Their Parent Enabler Project provides a range of family support, tailored to the specific needs of the family.

Sense Scotland
43 Middlesex Street
Kinning Park
Glasgow G41 1EE

T: 0300 330 9292
E: advisory@sensescotland.org.uk

With Kids

With Kids is based in the East End of Glasgow; they provide individual, social and practical support to children and families. They deliver a wide range of services, including play therapy, one-to-one and group support, and services in schools and local communities.

With Kids
15 Annfield Place
Glasgow G31 2XE

T: 0141 550 5770
W: www.withkids.org.uk

Youth Involvement & Family Support Project (Barnardo’s)

Barnardo’s Youth Involvement Project is an intervention service working with children and families affected by the impact of parental substance use. They support young people aged 8-15 who have emerging emotional and behavioural needs. They support families to build on the emotional resilience of each child and young person, we promote positive mental health and social inclusion.

Youth Involvement Project
Westwood Business Centre
69 Aberdalgie Road
Easterhouse
Glasgow G34 9HJ

T: 0141 773 4297
E: youthinvolvement.project@barnardos.org.uk

Ypeople

Ypeople provides support to a range of vulnerable groups. Their Calm Project provides community-based support to young people aged 12-18 who are experiencing difficulties with mental and emotional wellbeing; they deliver a youth counselling and mentoring service as well as group work programmes. Ypeer Mentoring is a service for care experienced young people (aged 14-26) in Glasgow and surrounding areas, where peer mentors support young people leaving care or making another life transition.

Ypeople
William Harte House
15 Dava Street
Glasgow G51 2JA

T: 0141 565 1200
E: admin@ypeople.org.uk
W: www.ypeople.org.uk