Services in Falkirk

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

Axis (Barnardo's)

Barnardo’s Axis Service works with young people who have problematic substance use. They also offer a service for young people where there is a concern that they are at risk of developing problematic substance misuse, called the Early Doors Service.

Axis
Barnardo’s
Watling Lodge
Tamfourhill Road
Falkirk FK1 4RE

T: 01324 718 277
E: forthvalleyservices@barnardos.org.uk
W: www.barnardos.org.uk/what-we-do/services/axis-service-falkirk

Early Years Family Support Centre – Langlees (Aberlour)

Working in partnership with the council and local community in Falkirk, Aberlour offers community-based support within the Centre, family visits and support for children in nurseries or schools.

Early Years Family Support Centre – Langlees (Aberlour)
c/o Ladeside Primary School
Carronvale Road,
Larbert FK5 3LH

T: 01324 638080
E: familysupport.langlees@aberlour.org.uk
W: www.aberlour.org.uk/services/family-support-centre-langlees

Early Years Outreach (Aberlour)

Aberlour Early Years Outreach Service is based in the Falkirk Council area and supports families with young children. The service works on an outreach basis in local nurseries, community and health centres, playgroups, toddler groups and in family homes. Prevention work is one of the service’s key principles, along with a genuine understanding that parenting can be difficult for many due to a variety of reasons.

Aberlour Early Years Outreach
c/o Laurieston Campus
Bog Road
Laurieston FK2 9PB

T: 01324 503 494
E: earlyyearsoutreach@aberlour.org.uk
W: www.aberlour.org.uk/services/early-years-outreach/

Family Mediation Central Scotland (Relationships Scotland)

Relationships Scotland supports individuals, couples and families experiencing relationship difficulties. Their office in Stirling offers a range of services, including family mediation and supervised contact, to families throughout central Scotland.

Family Mediation Central Scotland
80 Murray Place
Stirling FK8 2BX

T: 01786 472 984
E: mail@fmcentral.org
W: www.relationships-scotland.org.uk/find-a-local-service/family-mediation-services/central-scotland

Forth Valley Family Support Service (Scottish Families)

This local service from Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs offers support to anyone in Forth Valley over the age of 16 who is affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use. This could be a direct family member, or even a friend or a colleague who is using substances.

T: 08080 10 10 11
E: fvfamilies@sfad.org.uk
W: www.sfad.org.uk/support-services/local-support-services/forth-valley-family-support-service

Home-Start Falkirk

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 Falkirk West
72 Duke Street
Denny FK6 6NT

T: 07869 689553
E: info@hsfalkirk.org.uk
W: hsfalkirk.org.uk/

Intensive Family Support (Falkirk Council)

Falkirk Council Social Work team provide services for Intensive Family Support. This includes helping families in crisis who have children/young people aged between 8 and 18 years and children who are at a risk of becoming ‘looked after away from home’.

Intensive Family Support
Falkirk Council
85 Grahams Road
Falkirk FK2 7DD

T: 01324 625 156
E: ifssreferrals@falkirk.gov.uk
W: www.falkirk.gov.uk/places/social-work-offices/intensive-family-support.aspx

Kinship Care Team (Falkirk Council)

Falkirk Council aims to ensure that any kinship carer can access the support they need. They run a monthly support group for all carers, with advice, support and training available on the full range of issues. The kinship care service maintains close links with other council and voluntary services, helping kinship families to access the support they need. When the child is looked after, an allocated social worker will conduct an assessment of need, develop a care plan and arrange support according to the family’s support needs.

T: 01324 50 60 70
E: kinshipcare@falkirk.gov.uk
W: www.falkirk.gov.uk/services/children-families/fostering/kinship-care.aspx

One Parent Families Scotland – Family Centre

The Family Centre runs groups and family support workers are available to families who require support.

One Parent Families Scotland
68-70 Forgie Crescent
Maddiston
Falkirk FK2 0LZ

T: 01324 711 271
E: braes@opfs.org.uk

The Spark Counselling Falkirk

The Spark is a leading provider of couples counselling, marriage counselling, individual counselling and family counselling in Scotland. They have centres in Trinity Church, Falkirk, and at the Forth Valley Sensory Centre, Camelon, which serve Falkirk and Stirlingshire. They offer a range of face-to-face, online and telephone appointments for couples counselling, marriage counselling, relationship counselling and individual counselling.

The Spark Counselling Falkirk
W: www.thespark.org.uk/relationship-support-for-couples-individuals/local-counselling-locations/spark-counselling-falkirk

The Spark Counselling Falkirk (Trinity)
Falkirk Trinity Church
Manse Place
Falkirk FK1 1JN

W: www.thespark.org.uk/relationship-support-for-couples-individuals/local-counselling-locations/spark-counselling-falkirk-trinity

T: 0808 802 2088
E: appointments@thespark.org.uk