Aberlour Lifeworks – Fife

Overview

Do you need help with independent living skills? Have you had experience of the care system? If you are preparing to live on your own and would like some extra support, we can help.

Aberlour Lifeworks – Fife is for young people who have been ‘looked-after at home’. This means you have lived with a parent, but with a supervision requirement as part of the Children’s Hearing Process.

If you were looked-after at home, you may have had some difficult experiences in your life, that make living on your own all the more daunting. Our Lifeworks team will give you someone to talk to you can trust.

how we will boost your independent living skills

  • CV writing, application forms, interview skills – in order to help you find a job
  • Signing and maintaining a lease, bank accounts, dealing with landlords – so that you can find and maintain your own hom
  • Boosting life skills: budgeting, cooking, DIY, shopping
  • Emotional support: building relationships, health and wellbeing, dealing with emotions

Or do you know a young person who could benefit from our support? Anyone can make a referral to Lifeworks.

In order to benefit, young people must:

  • Be 14 or over
  • Live in Fife
  • Be or previously have been, looked after at home
  • Not entitled to statutory leaving care service from Fife Council Young People’s Team,
  • Choose to engage with the service on a voluntary basis

Contact us to find out more or make a referral

Contact Details

Aberlour LifeWorks – Fife
West Bridge Mill
Bridge Street
Kirkcaldy

KY1 1TE

lifeworksfife@aberlour.org.uk

(01592) 591500