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Aberlour Intensive Family Support Service

Last updated: 10th July 2024

Type of service:

Voluntary

Need supported:

  • Health / Wellbeing
  • Other
  • Personal Development

Aim/Purpose:

Helping children, young people and families who are struggling to manage the challenges of day to life. They be affected by a range of issues, including drug and alcohol use. They support children from birth, and work alongside whole families. Family workers spend time with children and families in their own homes, at their local spaces or in other community locations.

Suitability criteria:

  • All genders
  • All ages

Assessment/referral process:

  • Any agency

Referrals can come from any agency but the service links closely with Children and Families Social Work.

Further Information:

Intensive Family Support Service: Help for children, young people and families who are struggling to manage the challenges of day to life. They be affected by a range of issues, including drug and alcohol use. Children can be supported from birth, Aberlour work alongside whole families. Family workers spend time with children and families in their own homes, at Aberlour local spaces or in other community locations. Support offered builds on existing strengths and interests, helping families find their own solutions and make new community connections. This might include offering practical help with school work; supporting family member(s) to attend meetings when necessary; helping to establish family routines and boundaries; building life skills such as healthy eating and cooking on a budget; encouraging participation in Parent and Toddler groups; Book bug activities.