Quarriers is one of Scotland’s largest social care charities, providing practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. Quarriers challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives.
Quarriers is one of the 13 charities involved in delivering intandem www.intandem.scot
Perinatal and Infant Mental Health: Quarriers’ Maternal Wellbeing Service based in North East Glasgow provides support for families experiencing mild to moderate perinatal and infant mental health issues from conception to 3 years following birth. A range of services support families, counselling and psychological support, and one-to-one parenting support from trained Family Practitioners, providing a safe space and encouraging bonding and attachment with infants. Other services include a weekly antenatal support group, a postnatal support group for mothers experiencing post-natal depression, an international women’s group and a group for Fathers.
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 childmindersRead More
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 manyRead More
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 myRead More