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Through the years, Play Alloa has discovered many external organisations which can provide vital information for our service users and their carers or relatives. Please find the details of some of these organisations - arranged alphabetically - below.


A

Afasic

A registered charity which represents the interests of children and young adults with communication impairments.

B

Befriending Networks

Befriending Networks has provided support, training and guidance to hundreds of befriending projects across the country.

Barnardos' Scotland

A national charity aiming to reach out to the most disadvantaged children, young people, families and communities to help ensure that every child has the best possible start in life.

C

Contact a Family

Contact a Family is a national charity that exists to support the families of disabled children whatever their condition or disability.

Children in Scotland

Children in Scotland is the national agency for voluntary, statutory and professional organisations and individuals working with children and their families in Scotland.

Children First

A charity working with children, young people, their families, communities and other organisations to improve the lives of vulnerable children and young people in Scotland.

Carers UK

Carers UK is a charity set up to help millions of people who look after an older, disabled or seriously ill family member of friend.

Capability Scotland

An organisation which campaigns with, and provides education, employments and care services for disabled children and adults across Scotland.

Citizens Advice Scotland

The Scottish Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) service consists of Citizens Advice Scotland and a network of local citizens advice bureaux. They exist to ensure that individuals do not suffer through a lack of knowledge of their rights and responsibilities; of the services available to them; or through an inability to express their needs effectively.

E

Enquire

The Scottish advice service for additional support for learning.

Enable

Enable Scotland provides a wide range of support services for people who have learning disabilities and their families.

Education Scotland

A government body covering all aspects of education across Scotland.

F

Forth Valley Disability Sports

An organisation that works with many agencies and partners to provide sporting opportunities to children, young people and adults with physical, sensory and learning disabilities.

Father's Network Scotland

A charity comprising a collection of professionals, fathers, individuals and organisations interested in fatherhood who have come together to help support men in their role as fathers in Scotland.

Family Fund, The

The UK’s largest provider of grants to low-income families raising disabled and seriously ill children and young people.

Families Central Magazine

A quarterly magazine which provides information on local events and activities.

P

Princess Royal Trust Carers Centre (Falkirk & Clacks)

The Carers Centre provides information and support to those who are caring for a family member, friend or neighbour who needs help because of long-term illness, disability or age-related difficulties.

Play Talk Read Scotland

On the Play Talk Read website, there are tonnes of brilliant play ideas for you and your little one.

Parenting Across Scotland

Parenting across Scotland is a partnership of charities which offer support to children and families in Scotland.

R

Riding for the Disabled

An organisation providing horse therapy, achievement and enjoyment to people with disabilities all over the UK.

S

Solway Short Breaks

An organisation offering fun and happy organised holidays for people from 12 years of age upwards with mild learning disabilities, along with their families or carers.

Self-Directed Support Scotland

SDSS actively promotes independent livng for disabled people by supporting, working with, and championing the aims of self-directed support organisations.

Scottish Disability Sport

SDS is the Scottish governing and co-ordinating body of all sports for people of all ages and abilities with a physical, sensory or learning disability.

SOFT UK

SOFT UK is a national charity that provides support for those affected by Trisomy 13/18.

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