Carers Support Organisations

The Princes Royal Trust for Carers

Provides access for carers to breaks, information and advice as well as education, training and employment opportunities.

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Hands on Scotland

HandsOnScotland is an online resouce for anybody working with or caring for children and young people. The website provides practical information and techniques on how to respond helpfully to children and young people’s troubling behaviour and offers advice and activities on how to help them flourish.

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Carers Direct Helpline

Contact the helpline if you need help with your caring role and want to talk to someone about what options are available to you.

Helpline : 0300 123 1053 available 0900-2000hrs Mon-Fri, and 1100-1600hrs at weekends.

National Kinship Care Service (provided by Children 1st)

Information, advice and support for kinship carers accessed through Parentline Scotland.

Helpline : 0800 028 2233 (0900-2200 hrs, Mon – Fri 1200-2000hrs on Sat and Sun.)

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