The services provided are:-
- we have a great deal of experience of working with children and their families in their own home and focus on encouraging children to engage in activities they enjoy in the local community .
With funding from Better Breaks, Children in Need and Volant we are now able to offer a wider range of childcare and respite services to families with children with disability up to 18 years of age and who would benefit from time limited input once a week for a few hours delivered by a volunteer or family support worker to help them achieve thier goals. Our service is for families and children who are not in receipt of statutory funded services or who have other supports in place.
We are continuing to seek grant and trust funding to enable us to expand our services so that we can work with more families and children in the Edinburgh area.
Please phone us on 0131 523 1322 to discuss your particular situation or request an application form and further details or complete an application form Family Support Application Form 2017.docx
delivered in the home to lone parent families with a child under 5 years of age and families with a child under 5years of age who has a disability.
We are regulated and inspected by the Care Inspectorate. At our last inspection in March 2017 we were awarded Grade 6 "Excellent" for the Quality of our Care and Support. We are awaiting publication of this latest report however you to see our previous report click here.
If you are interested in finding out more about our Family Support service please call us to discuss on 0131 523 1322 or complete an application form Family Support Application Form 2017.docx
Firsthand Lothian Annual Evaluation 2016 can be found here:- Nov 2016 - final.pdf