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Children & Families

Confidential, trauma informed support for children and families.

 

The service was established to offer awareness raising and intensive support for children, parents and families. The service offers awareness raising and intensive support for children and young people experiencing a range of issues. Some areas of concern worked with were:

  • Parental or family separation
  • Bereavement
  • Bullying
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Physical Abuse
  • Family Illness
  • Isolation due to ethnicity or religion

 

The service offers art therapy, therapeutic play, counselling, advocacy, befriending and group support. The service aims to improve self-esteem, build resilience and enhance confidence, enabling children to be safe and secure. Throughout each session positive coping skills are taught and reinforced to create stable environments and situations

 

Quotes

“Wellbeing Scotland has been very helpful to me since I came to them for help and support and also keeping me calm.”
“Thank you very much. I would like to be a peer support for others now.”
“I have learned more about relationships and keeping safe online.”
“Great sense of being understood and supported. Flexible timing of service. Very generous. Wonderful, essential service.”
“My friend group has increased due to meeting other parents with the same problems.”
“I think that Wellbeing Scotland has really helped me. I wouldn’t be here today if I hadn’t had the support. This is the biggest commitment I have made to anything in my life.”
 
 
Our Children and Families Service offers support to children aged 5 – 18 who have experienced life circumstances that have impacted on their wellbeing.