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 Family Outreach – Dundee

Aberlour family workers assist parents and children who are struggling to cope because of drug and alcohol use in the family. Whole family support and work with children in the early years is available on referral.

Aberlour Family Outreach – Dundee
1 Courthouse Square
Dundee DD1 1NT

E: dundee.outreach@aberlour.org.uk
W: www.aberlour.org.uk/services/family-outreach-dundee/

Action for Children Dundee Families Service

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 828372
W: www.actionforchildren.org.uk/how-we-can-help/our-local-services/find-our-services-near-you/dundee-families-service/

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: tay.office.corner@nhs.scot
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: familysupport.dundee@opfs.org.uk
W: www.opfs.org.uk/service/dundee-community-family-support-project

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

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.

Includem
61 Reform Street
Dundee DD1 1SP

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

Kith 'n' Kin (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
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

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

Place2Be

Place2Be works in primary and secondary schools, offering therapeutic and emotional support to children and families. They currently work in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire and Dundee, 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 school.

Kith ‘n’ Kin
Robertson House
152 Bath Street
Glasgow G2 4TB

T: 0207 923 5500
E: scotland@place2be.org.uk
W: www.place2be.org.uk/about-us/where-we-work/child-mental-health-support-scotland/

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
Unit 40/41
Craigmillar
Edinburgh

T: 0131 5542 620
E: admin@smartplaynetwork.org
W: www.smartplaynetwork.org

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
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
E: admin@s-l-co.uk
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.

T: 0300 323 1545 (Information Line)
E: tayside@supportinmindscotland.org.uk
W: www.supportinmindscotland.org.uk/tayside-services
Facebook: www.facebook.com/suppinmindscot/

We Are With You in Dundee (formerly Addaction)

‘We Are With You in Dundee’ is a direct access service providing support to people in Dundee affected by drug or alcohol use. You can speak to a staff member for yourself or on someone’s behalf.

We Are With You in Dundee
Boots Hub
91 Albert Street
Dundee DD4 6QH

T: 01382 206 888

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