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AHA Futures

AHA Futures

Active Healthy Achieving Futures is a partnership between NHS Highland, Highland Council and a series of third and voluntary sector organisations to work with people with autism, their families and carers. It is funded through the Autism Innovation & Development Fund to develop a transition programme of life skills and socialisation. The programme is divided into

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Artlink Edinburgh and Lothians

Artlink Edinburgh and Lothians

Artlink is an arts and disability organisation established in 1984. Artlink believes participation in the arts has an important role to play in realising personal and social change. Our aim is to increase opportunities to take part in the arts for those who experience disadvantage or disability in the East of Scotland. We offer practical

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Autism Initiatives

Autism Initiatives

Autism Initiatives mission is to meet the needs of people with autism, their families and carers by providing a range of services which are personal, professional and innovative.

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Autism Network Scotland

Autism Network Scotland

Autism Network Scotland connects and communicates with individuals on the autistic spectrum, their families and carers, and practitioners working in the field of autism. We serve as a hub of reliable and impartial information, signposting people to supports, resources and useful information. We offer a platform for knowledge exchange and sharing of good practice and we

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Barnardo’s Scotland

Barnardo’s Scotland

One of the UK’s largest children’s charities, Barnardo’s provide a number of services which include family support, befriending, mentoring, parenting groups and many more. Barnardo’s is supported by CashBack for Communities.  More information is available on the CashBack.scot Barnardo’s East Ayrshire is one of the 13 charities in the Intandem portfolio.  For more information see

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Central Advocacy Partners

Central Advocacy Partners

Over twenty years Advocacy into Action and Quality Action Group worked tirelessly to tackle social exclusion and to enable people with learning disabilities across the Forth Valley to have their voices heard through a diverse range of dynamic and creative projects.

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CheckIn Works- Giraffe Trading

CheckIn Works- Giraffe Trading

Most people take it for granted they can go to work if they want to but for many their disability, health or barriers can make working a huge struggle. CheckIn and Giraffe are there to make the steps into work and towards a future in a sustainable job or work environment a reality. Building confidence,

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Clydesdale Community Initiatives

Clydesdale Community Initiatives

CCI Scotland is a unique social enterprise, incorporating a charity that delivers exceptional person centred programmes to individuals with a range of support needs and a professional construction company that delivers outstanding quality and value on a range of landscape and minor civils contracts. With a mission statement to give everyone the opportunity to make

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Disability Shetland

Disability Shetland

Disability Shetland supports the efforts of disabled people to realise their full potential in all areas of life. In addition to providing advice and information to service users and service providers, Disability Shetland runs a variety of clubs and recreational activities throughout the year.

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East Renfrewshire Carers’ Centre

East Renfrewshire Carers’ Centre

At the Carers’ Centre we provide a full programme of support to carers and young carers. Our ability to do this is supported by donations we receive. All donations received are spent directly on carers and young carers. For young carers donations would contribute to group nights as well as trips and activities to places

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Enable Scotland

Enable Scotland

Enable is Scotland’s leading organisation for children, young people and adults with learning disabilities and for their families and carers. 14:19 Fund investment supports Enable’s five year Stepping Up programme, which enables young people to make a smooth transition from school into employment, education or training.  At 14 they will be introduced to the world of

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Glasgow Carers Partnership

Glasgow Carers Partnership

Carers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers.

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Grampian Employment Opportunities

Grampian Employment Opportunities

Grampian Employment Opportunities operating as Grampian Opportunities (GO) works to develop opportunities for people with disabilities, mental health problems, sensory impairment, autism or long term conditions. Our approach is to support the development of relationships and encourage people to be actively involved in their community.

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Highland Cycle Ability Centre, Watermill Foundation Limited

Highland Cycle Ability Centre, Watermill Foundation Limited

The Centre is run by The Watermill Foundation Ltd  with one very simple aim: to give everyone a safe and enjoyable place to come and ride a bicycle, regardless of their ability.

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Indepen-dance (Scotland) Ltd.

Indepen-dance (Scotland) Ltd.

Indepen-dance is an award winning inclusive dance company for disabled and non-disabled people to enjoy, express, and fulfil their potential through dance. Our mission is to enable participation in high quality arts provision and improve wellbeing, quality of life and provide opportunities for disabled and non-disabled dancers in both the professional and non-professional dance sectors.

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Into Work Limited

We help people with disabilities and long-term health conditions find, build and maintain great jobs.

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IWORK4ME

IWORK4ME

We recognise the challenges faced daily by people with ASC and that the world of employment can be extremely stressful. It is our belief that there are significant advantages to self-employment and that this ultimate goal is achievable given the right support.

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LOTHIAN AUTISTIC SOCIETY – Family Enrichment

LOTHIAN AUTISTIC SOCIETY – Family Enrichment

Lothian Autistic Society first came to being in 1992 as The Lothian Autistic Education Group, founded by a small number of parents who were concerned with finding suitable placements within education in order to meet the additional needs of their children.  However it soon became apparent that the need for more suitable educational services was

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LOTHIAN AUTISTIC SOCIETY – Summit Awards

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Momentum – Living Options

Momentum Skills provides vocational rehabilitation and training services, empowering people with disabilities and those who are excluded to gain the skills that they need to live independently and to gain access to employment.

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National Autistic Society Scotland

National Autistic Society Scotland

The National Autistic Society Scotland is a charity for autistic people and their families. Through its Moving Forward with CashBack for Communities programme, it offers support to young people from areas of deprivation with autism who are furthest from the work force and provides follow up support to sustain positive destinations.

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Perth Autism Support

Perth Autism Support

Our aim is to ensure that every child diagnosed with autism in Perth & Kinross has access to quality activities and services. Autism is a lifelong developmental disability which affects the way a person communicates, how they experience the world around them and how they relate to other people.

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Project Ability

Project Ability

Project Ability is a Glasgow-based visual arts organisation with an international reputation for excellence. We create opportunities for people with disabilities and people with lived experience of mental ill-health, aged 5 years to 80 plus, to express themselves and achieve their artistic potential.

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REALISE Support and Learning Services

REALISE Support and Learning Services

REALISE Support and Learning Services was born from a disillusionment with the same old services providing the same old support. We thought we could do things differently, so we did and created REALISE. We truly believe that things can be different and individuals accessing services should have choice and control of their lives and be

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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (with the National Theatre of Scotland, National Autistic Society and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde)

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (with the National Theatre of Scotland, National Autistic Society and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde)

Our location in the heart of Glasgow on Scotland’s west coast is a great advantage. Scotland has a rich artistic heritage and Glasgow is famed across the globe as a city of culture. The city is home to many of the national performing companies, including Scottish Opera, the National Theatre of Scotland and Scottish Ballet,

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Scottish Autism

Scottish Autism

We provide a wide range of flexible and innovative support services for children and adults across Scotland, each with a focus on improving quality of life. Central to this is recognising that each person has a unique set of needs. We create personalised support plans which are based on an individual’s own strengths and motivations

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Scottish Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) Consortium (The University of Edinburgh)

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Scottish Drugs Forum in Partnership with Autism Network Scotland and Common Knowledge UK

Scottish Drugs Forum in Partnership with Autism Network Scotland and Common Knowledge UK

SDF works to improve Scotland’s response to problem drug use.  In doing this we work with people who use or have used services, service staff and managers, service planners and commissioners and people developing policy, including elected members of local and national government.

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Sleep Scotland (TEENS+)

Sleep Scotland (TEENS+)

Sleep is now widely recognised as fundamental to the general health and wellbeing of us all. It is even more important to children and teenagers, because research has linked lack of sleep and poor sleep quality to impaired learning, obesity and depression.   Sound Sleep is an education programme that raises awareness in schools of

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Speak Out Advocacy Project

Speak Out Advocacy Project

Speak Out Advocacy Project provide a range of advocacy services throughout South Lanarkshire. The core service that we provide is one to one professional advocacy that is provided by individual workers. We also support a collective advocacy group, a service for parents with learning disabilities and a service that helps adults with learning disabilities who

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SWAN

SWAN

The Scottish Wide Area Network (SWAN) is a single public services network for the use of all public service organisations within Scotland. It is being delivered through a framework contract with Capita IT Enterprise Services. More than 4,600 sites will be connected to the initial network including schools, hospitals, GP surgeries, pharmacies and local council

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Tailor Ed Foundation

Tailor Ed Foundation

Tailor Ed was set up because we saw that there was a gap in services for  families who were struggling to support their child to gain the everyday skills that they needed for daily life, skills that people often take for granted – being able to put on your shoes and brush your teeth. Without

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TCV Scotland

TCV Scotland

TCV in Scotland offers a wide range of environmental activity for all in helping to protect and enhance our local greenspace and biodiversity whilst also learning new skills, getting fitter, engaging with your environment and meeting other like-minded people. We are also committed to providing a diverse range of high quality learning opportunities for a wide range

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The Richmond Fellowship Scotland

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a charity which supports around 2500 people across Scotland with a broad range of needs to live as independently as possible in their own homes and communities. We are the largest provider of social care services in Scotland, providing personalised, high-quality community-based support services for those who require support in their

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The Shirlie Project

The Shirlie Project

The Shirlie Project was born to support people, like Shirley, who have challenges to fulfil their ambitions, including access to employment. The charity provides specialised one-to-one employment focused assistance to those who face challenges such as Autism, Learning Disabilities and Mental Health Issues all across Highland.

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Thistle Foundation – InterAct Project

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Values Into Action Scotland

Values Into Action Scotland

VIAS stands for Values Into Action Scotland.  We promote the rights & equality of people with learning difficulties & individuals on the autistic spectrum.

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Voluntary Action Orkney

Voluntary Action Orkney

Our Mission “to support the voluntary sector and social enterprises to build and enable resilient, sustainable and inclusive communities”

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