Firsthand Lothian

Firsthand Lothian exists to support disadvantaged families and children with disabilities to achieve their full potential. Our skilled staff and volunteers help build resilience by working with families in their community, providing support, respite care, guidance and information. Their services include:

  • 1:1 support for children with disabilities to achieve goals and develop their confidence, explore opportunities available to them in their local community and to engage in other activities outwith the family home on a regular basis
  • Support and advice for parents who have few support networks of their own
  • Working with parents to help establish routines with their children
  • Information and support to access other agencies appropriate to the needs of the family

Tel: 0131 523 1322
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.firsthand-lothian.org.uk

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Residency:

This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 523 1322
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.firsthand-lothian.org.uk

Provider's Name: Firsthand Lothian

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Firsthand Lothian aims to increase resiliency and improve well-being of vulnerable, disadvantaged families and families with a child or children with a disability. Delivered in the family home and local community we provide support and regular respite for parents, children and families affected by having a child with a disability from birth to 18 years of age.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 523 1322
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.firsthand-lothian.org.uk

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