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Scotland

Contact provides support, advice and information for families with disabled children, no matter what their condition or disability.

Looking for local support groups?

Groups provide parents of disabled children with essential practical and emotional support. For details of  local groups in  Scotland call us on 07458046071. Read our latest Parent Support Group e-bulletin.

Information requests for professionals

We support all types of health, government and social care professionals with specialist information on families of disabled children. Email scotland.office@contact.org.uk to find out more.

Partnerships, policy and research reports

We work with strategic partners in the voluntary sector, health and central government in Scotland to make sure families of disabled children get a fair deal in government policies. We have a wide range of research reports and are actively involved in several policy, parliamentary and advisory groups. We are also a committed member of the for Scotland's Disabled Children coalition.

We also have been involved in a wide range of research. Browse our research section for a full list of Scottish reports.

Contact acknowledges the support of the Scottish Government through the Children and Young People and Families Early Intervention Fund (core and project funding). 

Funding for our support group project through The Robertsons Trust has now ended.

Getting It Right For Every Child is a national approach in Scotland aimed at supporting the wellbeing and improving outcomes for children and young people. Contact in Scotland works to the values and principles of GIRFEC.  

Contact are also guided by the principles of the National Parenting Strategy.

We aim to promote and protect the rights of children in Scotland as set out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). For an introduction to children's rights why not follow this Scottish Government 10 minute training course Introducing Childrens Rights to boost your knowledge.

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Contact Scotland E-bulletin

We produce a regular Scottish e-bulletin with up-to-date, local information for families. September 2018 E-Bulletin.

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Contact

Office address

Contact Scotland
The Melting Pot
5 Rose Street
Edinburgh
EH2 2PR

Local contacts

Email our Scotland office for enquiries and about our events.

Susan Walls; email susan.walls@contact.org.uk for national policy, campaigning and partnership work (Monday to Friday).

Donna Tomlin; email donna.tomlin@contact.org.uk for newsletter and information (Monday to Wednesday).