The Perinatal and Infant Mental Health fund has been set up by the Scottish Government to provide crucial help for mothers, infants and their families who are in need of mental health support.
The fund supports third sector organisations so they can provide enhanced peer support, parenting support and perinatal counselling services during pregnancy and in the early stages of life.
Inspiring Scotland manages the fund and provides support to charities, working with the Scottish Government to achieve the goals of the Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Programme Board.
To find out more details about the third sector organisations that will be supported by the Perinatal and Infant Mental Health fund between September 2020 and April 2023 please click here.
The fund launch announcement (29th Aug 2020) from the Scottish Government and Inspiring Scotland can be found here.
To support midwives, health visitors and families, Scottish Government and Inspiring Scotland have created a directory of Third Sector Perinatal Mental Health services across Scotland which are accepting referrals. Click here to view the online directory.Â
If you would like your service to be added to the directory, please click here.
The Perinatal and Infant Mental Health fund is now closed to applications.
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