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Aberlour - Inspiring Scotland

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Perinatal and Infant Mental Health

Aberlour

Aberlour, is a national charity for  children, young people and families across Scotland, helping transform lives for the better. Supporting challenges such as  living with a disability, growing up in and leaving care and the impact of drugs and alcohol on families.

Aberlour is one of the 13 charities in the intandem portfolio.  More information is available at www.intandem.scot

Perinatal and Infant Mental Health: Aberlour Child Care Trust will continue delivery of community based support for women experiencing perinatal mental health difficulties, providing emotional and practical support through pregnancy and the first year of a baby’s life. Delivered in Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling, new and expectant mums are matched with peer volunteer befrienders for regular non-judgemental support. This relationship-focussed support helps new and expectant mums to bond with their babies and reduces social isolation.

Thrive Outdoors launches new website
12.02.2024

Thrive Outdoors launches new website

The Thrive Outdoors team has today (Monday 12 February 2024) launched a new website to showcase the work of the fund and share resources with the play and outdoor sector. The new site will be a hub for outdoor play champions, offering support, guidance and resources – a one-stop-shop for practitioners, education professionals and childminders

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Putting Infant Mental Health at the forefront with Babies in Scotland conference
09.02.2024

Putting Infant Mental Health at the forefront with Babies in Scotland conference

We kicked off the new year by hosting the first online conference of its kind in Scotland – Infant Mental Health: Babies in Scotland 2024.   This event was in partnership with the Scottish Government and was our biggest event yet with 588 people attending on the day. It was incredible to get that many

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The power of listening to young people and our partner organisations
07.02.2024

The power of listening to young people and our partner organisations

The Scottish Government has recently asked for views on their proposed Care Leavers Payment. As Scotland’s national mentoring programme for children and young people with care experience, our Fund Manager Christine was in a unique position to gather valuable insights from the young people this will affect. Here’s what she found out…    In my

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