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Perinatal and Infant Mental Health

Aberlour

Aberlour

Aberlour, is a national charity for  children, young people and families across Scotland, helping transform lives for the better. Supporting challenges such as  living with a disability, growing up in and leaving care and the impact of drugs and alcohol on families.

Aberlour is one of the 13 charities in the intandem portfolio.  More information is available at www.intandem.scot

Perinatal and Infant Mental Health: Aberlour Child Care Trust will continue delivery of community based support for women experiencing perinatal mental health difficulties, providing emotional and practical support through pregnancy and the first year of a baby’s life. Delivered in Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling, new and expectant mums are matched with peer volunteer befrienders for regular non-judgemental support. This relationship-focussed support helps new and expectant mums to bond with their babies and reduces social isolation.

Mapping outdoor play in Scotland
24.05.2022

Mapping outdoor play in Scotland

Thrive Outdoors is mapping the outdoor play sector in Scotland, aiming to find out where outdoor play is happening, how outdoor play organisations are run and the challenges these organisations face. Extensive research highlights the social, physical and emotional benefits of outdoor play for children and young people. But the Covid-19 pandemic has meant more

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New commitment to mentoring programme supporting children and young people living in kinship care arrangements.
13.04.2022

New commitment to mentoring programme supporting children and young people living in kinship care arrangements.

An award of £450,000 from The Robertson Trust will enable Inspiring Scotland to expand intandem, the national mentoring programme for children and young people looked after at home, to include 8-14 year olds living in kinship care arrangements across Scotland. intandem recognises that young people looked after while living at home can experience challenging circumstances.

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New Outdoor Community Play Fund Open
12.04.2022

New Outdoor Community Play Fund Open

The new Outdoor Community Play Fund was announced by Children’s Minister, Clare Haughey on Tuesday 12th April 2022.  This funding will support charities providing outdoor community play opportunities for children and families experiencing disadvantage, as defined by SIMD. Up to £15,000 can be applied for by registered Scottish charities meeting the criteria. Funded by Scottish Government,

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