Services in West Lothian

This page details a list of local support services in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

Autism Family Support

Autism Family Support supports families living with autism, including Asperger syndrome, before, during and after diagnosis. They offer peer support, family fun days, clubs, activities and much more.

Autism Family Support
c/o Voluntary Sector Gateway West Lothian
36-40 North Bridge Street
Bathgate EH48 4PP

W: www.autismfamilysupport.org.uk

Circle West Lothian

Circle West Lothian works with children and families affected by parental drug and/or alcohol use in Edinburgh. They provide a range of support to children and parents / carers, addressing issues such as behaviour, school, and access to other services.

Circle West Lothian Project
151 Rowan Drive
Blackburn EH47 7NZ

T: 01506 653 360
E: info@circle.scot

Family & Community Development West Lothian (FCDWL)

FCDWL is an independent charity helping West Lothian children to get the best start in life. Their services include community-based projects, support for families with the regular struggles of bringing up children, quality childcare and play opportunities.

Family & Community Development West Lothian
1-3 Henderson Place
Broxburn EH52 6EY

T: 01506 857 158
W: www.fcdwl.org

Family Mediation Lothian (Relationships Scotland)

Family Mediation Lothian supports families and children who are experience break up; they aim to minimise any negative effects and, where possible, prevent them from happening at all. They run a range of services, including a telephone information service, mediation services, child contact centres and children’s groups.

Family Mediation Lothian
37 George Street
Edinburgh EH2 2HN

T: 0131 226 4507
E: info@familymediationlothian.org
W: www.familymediationlothian.co.uk

Home-Start West Lothian

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 West Lothian
Cameron House
13A Fairburn Road
Livingston EH54 6TS

T: 01506 415 755
E: admin@homestartwl.org.uk
W: www.homestartwl.org.uk

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 East
4 Logie Mill
Unit 3, Beaverbank Business Park
Edinburgh EH7 4HG

T: 0131 629 6363
E: kristinmacdonald@nrscot.org.uk
W: www.nordoffrobbinsscotland.org.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 from Edinburgh and the Lothians. They also offer telephone support and advice to parents, carers and professionals in Scotland.

Richmond’s Hope
227 Niddrie Mains Road
Edinburgh EH16 4PA

T: 0131 661 6818
E: info@richmondshope.org.uk
W: www.richmondshope.org.uk

The Spark Counselling Bathgate & Livingston

The Spark is a leading provider of couples counselling, marriage counselling, individual counselling and family counselling in Scotland. They have centres in Bathgate and on the West Lothian College campus, Livingston, where they offer a range of face-to-face, telephone and online appointments for couples counselling, marriage counselling, relationship counselling and individual counselling.

The Spark Counselling Bathgate
36-40 North Bridge Street
Bathgate EH48 4PP

The Spark Counselling Livingston
West Lothian College
Almondvale Crescent
Livingston EH54 7EP

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

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: 07580 022 151
W: www.speech-language-communication-company.uk

West Lothian Drug & Alcohol Service (WLDAS)

WLDAS is a third sector organisation that provides high quality, evidence-based, accessible services aimed at reducing the harm caused by drugs, alcohol and tobacco to West Lothian residents and communities.

West Lothian Drug & Alcohol Service
1st floor, The Almondbank Centre
Shiel Walk
Craigshill
Livingston EH54 5EH

T: 01506 430 225
E: enquiries@wldas.org
W: www.wldas.com

West Lothian Family Support Services (Barnardo's)

Barnardo’s provides a range of family-based services throughout West Lothian. They support parents, carers, vulnerable children and their families in the community.

Barnardo’s
5 Gogarmuir Road
Edinburgh EH12 9BZ

T: 0131 339 8840
E: barnardosfamilysupportservicesscotland@barnardos.org.uk

West Lothian Health & Social Care Partnership (West Lothian Council)

West Lothian Council provides a wide range of services offering support and advice to children and young people as well as their parents, carers and families. These services cover all ages from pre-birth to young adults and all circumstances, including: behaviour or relationship challenges; drug, alcohol or substance misuse; parenting problems from toddlers to teenagers; issues at school; offending or anti-social behaviour; child protection concerns.

Livingston Social Work Centre
Arrochar House
Almondvale Boulevard
Livingston EH54 6QJ

T: 01506 282 252

Broxburn Social Work Centre
Strathbrock Partnership Centre
189a West Main Street
Broxburn EH52 5LH

T: 01506 775 666

Bathgate Social Work Centre
69 Whitburn Road
Bathgate EH48 1HE

T: 01506 284 700

E: socialwork@westlothian.gov.uk
W: www.westlothianchcp.org.uk/article/2976/Children-and-Families-Social-Work

Youth Inclusion Project (West Lothian Council)

The Youth Inclusion Project provides a consistent resource and support for vulnerable young people aged 16-25 and who live in West Lothian. The project works with young people who have been looked after by the local authority, ex-offenders, those who have experienced homelessness and/or domestic violence, vulnerable young people, poor mental wellbeing, young parents and those educated at home. It aims to raise their confidence and self-esteem, work and social skills in order that they can engage in training, educational opportunities and/or employment.

T: 01506 282 866
E: Youthinclusionprojectreferrals@westlothian.gov.uk
W: www.westlothianchcp.org.uk/article/3401/Youth-Inclusion-Project

West Lothian Youth Action Project

West Lothian Youth Action Project provides a wide range of services for young people throughout West Lothian. They provide information and advice, run youth clubs and music sessions, manage a befriending project, and offer drop-in sessions.

West Lothian Youth Action Project
Craigsfarm
Maree Walk
Livingston EH54 5BP

T: 01506 431 430
E: office@wlyap.org.uk
W: www.wlyap.org.uk