Services in Moray

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

Aberlour Options - Moray

Aberlour Options – Moray provides respite services to children and young people with a moderate to severe learning disability and/or autism. The Options services offer a variety of support options for children and young people, which can be tailored to you and your family.

Aberlour Child Care Trust
6 Alba Place
Bishopmill
Elgin IV30 4JN

T: 01343 540 013
E: options.moray@aberlour.org.uk

Aberlour Youthpoint & Mentoring Services - Moray

Aberlour Youthpoint is a needs-led, person-centred service to vulnerable and challenging children and young people in Moray. They work with young people in the Moray area aged 12 and over and their families. Aberlour Mentoring Services provides one-to-one and group support to young people who are experiencing difficulties in their lives that are impacting negatively on their well-being.

Aberlour Child Care Trust
7 Parade Spur South
Pinefield Industrial Estate
Elgin IV30 6AJ

T: 01345 546 214
E: morayyouth@aberlour.org.uk
E: mentoring.moray@aberlour.org.uk

AVENUE

AVENUE is the leading provider of meditation, counselling and child contact in Northeast Scotland. They work with everyone, from children to grandparents, and can support you and your family through times of change and conflict. They have offices in Aberdeen, Elgin and Peterhead.

AVENUE
17 Institution Road
Elgin IV30 1QT

T: 01343 540 801
E: elgin@avenue-info.com
W: www.avenue-info.com

Care & Learning Alliance (CALA)

CALA offers a one-door approach to a broad range of childcare and family support services, providing universal services in the Highland and Moray areas. Their Family Support team delivers a programme of visits to local parent baby and toddler groups, as well as a flexible home visiting service to meet group, family and individual needs. And their Direct Services team supports groups and childminders across Highland & Moray, providing a range of childcare, out of school and daycare services.

Care & Learning Alliance
Dochfour Drive
Inverness IV3 5EB

T: 01463 703 033
E: info@calachildcare.co.uk
W: www.careandlearningalliance.co.uk

Coaching for Life Moray (Quarriers)

Coaching for Life works with young people in S1 and S2 who are experiencing difficulties, including problems with friends, bullying, feeling isolated, problems at home, low self-esteem, difficulties at school, and anxiety. Our life coach will work with you, your school and your family to address the problems you are facing and look at how we can help you to make positive choices and feel better.

Quarriers Carer Support Service
44 High Street
Elgin IV30 1BU

T: 07812 228 545
E: angela.spalding@quarriers.org.uk

Grampian Child Bereavement Network

Grampian Child Bereavement Network is a dedicated resource and central point of reference for children who have been bereaved. It aims to provide information and support to families where a child or young person is bereaved, and to help children and young people access appropriate support for bereavement within Grampian.

Grampian Child Bereavement Network
c/o MHA
1 Alford Place
Aberdeen AB10 1YD

T: 01224 594 099
E: coordinator@gcbn.org.uk
W: www.gcbn.org.uk

Kinship Care Team (Moray Council)

Moray Council’s kinship care team provide social work support to looked-after children in kinship care; they can also signpost families to Children 1st, Action for Children and other local agencies, depending on their need.

Kinship Care Social Worker
Rose Cottage
PO Box 6770
Elgin IV30 1BX

T: 01343 563 568
E: kinship.care@moray.gov.uk

The Loft Project

The Loft Youth Project is a one-stop-shop for young people in Keith and surrounding areas. They provide a variety of activities for young people and provide a safe environment for young people, who take the lead on projects.

The Loft Project
The Loft
86A Mid Street
Keith
AB55 5AF

T: 01542 886 630
E: sharon@lypkeith.org.uk
W: www.facebook.com/KeithLoft

Moray Kinship Care Hub (Children 1st)

The kinship care hub offers a range of services, which are provided by staff and trained volunteers and help to empower families and increase their resilience and ability to care for and support their children. Interventions include befriending, advocacy, mediation, practical support, individual and group work, parenting support, financial inclusion advice, family group conferencing, and direct intensive therapeutic support working with loss, harm and trauma.

Moray Kinship Care Hub
Children 1st Moray
Highfield House
Annexe
Northfield Terrace
Elgin IV30 1NE

T: 01343 564 170
E: moray@children1st.org.uk

Moray Wellbeing Hub

The Moray Wellbeing Hub project provides community and virtual spaces that welcome everyone to live more mentally healthy lives. They work to empower individuals to use their life experiences to better understand and self-manage their wellbeing but also provide support for others. Current projects include running self-management workshops, seeding peer-support groups and working alongside service providers in health and social care to better promote the concept of recovery.

W: moraywellbeinghub.org.uk

Scottish Autism Children's Service

Scottish Autism supports children and young people aged 5-19 in Fife through individualised outreach support, a respite and short breaks service and an education service. Services take time to build up a deep understanding of each young person, taking into account their processing and thinking style in order to maximise their learning potential. Their dedicated team of practitioners are equipped with the knowledge and skills to enable each child and young person to have positive life experiences.

Scottish Autism Children’s Service
Hilton House
Alloa Business Park
Whins Road
Alloa FK10 3SA

T: 01259 720 044
E: central@scottishautism.org
W: www.scottishautism.org/services-support/childrens-services

Supporting Moray Families (Action for Children)

Supporting Moray Families provide support to families with children on or at risk of being placed on the Child Protection Register. They provide tailored support to meet individual needs and support families to access appropriate community-based services.

Supporting Moray Families Service
Action for Children
Winchester House
1 King Street
Elgin
Moray IV30 1EU

T: 01343 549 557

YPAC

YPAC (Young Person’s Addiction Counselling) offers free counselling to young people aged 12-24 who need a confidential space to explore issues around addiction, their own, or someone else’s.

YPAC
c/o The Loft Project
The Loft
86A Mid Street
Keith
AB55 5AF

T: 01343 886 630
E: admin@ypac.org.uk