Aberlour news

Aberlour Children’s Charity and Scottish Borders Council to launch new Aberlour Sustain service to support children on the ‘edge of care’ creating eleven new jobs for the region

Aberlour Children’s Charity and the Scottish Borders Council has announced that a new family outreach service, Aberlour Sustain, will launch in the Scottish Borders later this year.  Aberlour will work with the Scottish Borders Council, children, young people, families and local partners to develop a highly responsive service for families at the ‘Edge of Care’.  … Continued

Aberlour Children’s Charity invites 5-a-side teams to join charity tournament

Aberlour Children’s Charity will be hosting a 5-a-side charity tournament at Soccerworld in Glasgow on Saturday 4th August from 12pm-4pm (approx). Earlier this year the charity launched it ‘Clock is ticking’ campaign asking people to #spendanhour fundraising for the charity which works to get support to Scotland’s vulnerable children, before it’s too late. Teams signing … Continued

Aberlour awarded contract in Perth and Kinross

Aberlour is delighted to announce that we’ve been contracted by Perth and Kinross Council to provide intensive family support through our Sustain service. We were awarded the contract alongside two other third sector organisations. Aberlour will provide intensive family support services which will be accessible seven days per week.  It will focus on families with children … Continued

67 Early Learning and Childcare Practitioners Achieve Qualifications!

Aberlour Futures, an SQA Accredited Centre providing Vocational Qualifications and Training for the Early Learning and Childcare Workforce in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire has helped 67 Early Learning and Childcare practitioners and managers to achieve childcare qualifications. The successful practitioners included a group of Early Learning and Childcare managers who attended North East Scotland College … Continued

Glasgow office move

Aberlour’s regional office in Glasgow has moved to: First Floor West Southside House 135 Fifty Pitches Road Glasgow G51 4EB Our new office number is: 0141 260 9180

Youthpoint Hold Community Consultation Sessions

Aberlour spoke to 75 Govan residents through special graphic facilitation sessions to find out their views on their community and local area for a Youthpoint project. Here’s what they came up with:    

Aspiring Communities Consultation

Aberlour Youthpoint Glasgow recently created a survey to find out what local people from Govan saw as the biggest assets and challenges to their community. The survey was emailed, hosted online and printed for people to capture their views. 44 people shared their ideas. The results are below:  

Young People from Aberlour Options have a Wild Day Out

On Wednesday 11th April, 20 children, young people and families enjoyed a day out at Edinburgh Zoo as part of the Wild About Scotland Day. The children and young people are involved in our Options Services in Fife and The Borders. Options offers a safe, homely environment for child with disabilities to come and stay … Continued

Early intervention service led by Aberlour Children’s Charity proves a success

Aberlour Sustain, based in Ross-shire, announces success of its early intervention plan, which works with children and young people on the ‘edge of care’. Since April 2017 the service, supported by funding from the STV appeal, has worked intensively with 14 families and prevented 11 young people from either being taken into residential care or … Continued

Govan community consultation

Aberlour has worked in the community of Govan for a number of years through our Youthpoint Project. Youthpoint helps children and young people living in areas where there can be high levels of deprivation, crime and drug use. We’ve recently received funding through the Scottish Government’s Aspiring Communities fund to support the community of Govan … Continued

Vote Aberlour – Tackling Poverty!

Aberlour Family Outreach & ETAP have an opportunity to secure funding through the Tackling Poverty Participatory Budgeting fund. Many of the children we support experience poverty on a daily basis and securing this funding would go a long way to helping us tackle this problem. You have the opportunity to vote for Aberlour at an  event … Continued

Year of Young People Blog

Year of Young People 2018 is an opportunity for generations to come together and celebrate our nation’s young people. Aberlour are passionate about giving children and young people a platform to share their experiences, whether that be through our Youth Steering Group or at our annual Youth Conference. This year, we’ll be sharing blogs from … Continued