National Autistic Society Scotland provides a range of projects and services for the 58,000 autistic people living in Scotland and their families. This includes information and advice, supported living, specialist education and help to get into work.
The Care and Learning Alliance offers a one-door approach to a broad range of Childhood Practice and Family Support services. It is the largest childcare and family membership organisation offering universal services in the Highland and Moray areas, with members in other parts of Scotland.
Childline provides free and confidential help for young people in the UK. When a young person calls Childline on 0800 1111 they get through to a counsellor. Counsellors are there to listen and support. There are also 1-2-1 counsellor chats online, and contact by email.
Children 1st provides practical and emotional support to families across Scotland. They help families cope, support children to recover from trauma, and assist communities to rebuild resilience. The Children 1st Parentline service is available for every family in Scotland.
The Highland Alcohol and Drugs Partnership Support Team support, advise, facilitate and provide guidance on alcohol and drug issues in Highland. They co-ordinate information on best practice, link to national work and policy and provide the support to report on performance locally. Anyone with a query about alcohol and/or drug issues can contact them through the website www.highland-adp.org.uk.
Highland Child Protection Committee is a multi-agency partnership responsible for raising public awareness of child protection issues, co-ordinating prevention activities with children and their families, providing child protection guidance and training, implementing national child protection initiatives, and assuring the quality of responses to child protection issues.