Aberlour news

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

Last chance to enter Run Garioch

Along with 4 local charities, Aberlour holds the last few remaining places for Run Garioch’s Dandara 10k and RIM Half-Marathon. But you’ll need to be quick if you want one: charity entries close this Sunday, 11 March. Abby Parkhouse, Fundraising Co-Ordinator for Aberlour, said: “We’re thrilled to be one of the charity partners for Run … Continued

Office Closures 02.03.18

Aberlour offices in Stirling, Kirkcaldy and Glasgow are closed today. Managers are available via their mobile phones. If anyone needs to get in touch with Aberlour today and does not have an existing contact, please e-mail hello@aberlour.org.uk. Our offices should re-open on Monday 5th March.

Digi Inventors Challenge is Back!

Love tech? Want to use it to help others? We do too. Join the #DigiInventorsChallenge today and help create a fitter, healthier and happier future for Scotland’s young people! The #DigiInventorsChallenge, in association with Andy Murray and the Digital Health & Care Institute, is on a mission to find smart new ways to help Scotland’s … Continued

Young People Kick off their Year in true Scottish-Style!

Irn Bru, Tunnock’s Teacakes and haggis were on the menu as a group of young people hosted a late Burns Night at Aberlour’s Youthpoint service in Moray. The service helps children and young people who may be struggling with their emotions and behaviour. The group of 12-25 year-olds organised every detail of the event to … Continued

Children’s charity partnership launch innovative learning tool to help others

A UNIQUE partnership project that supports families on the brink of crisis, has launched a tool to support other organisations to learn from its success. Dundee Early Intervention Team (DEIT) worked with Iriss (www.iriss.org.uk), a charitable organisation that supports the Scottish social services sector to make use of knowledge and research for service innovation and … Continued