Sunflower Garden (Simpson House)
Sunflower Garden supports children and young people aged between 5 and 18 years old. The service helps them to find ways of coping with their situations by expressing and managing their worries, feelings and fears.
Services offered at Sunflower Garden:
- one-to-one counselling for children and young people
- support for families affected by substance use
Sunflower Garden recognise that the needs of every child and young person is different. The multi-disciplinary team offers a range of services to provide the support that is right for each individual.
Family Outreach Service
Sunflower Garden works in partnership with Circle Harbour Project to provide support across the city for families affected by drug and alcohol use.
As part of this service, Sunflower Garden provides one-to-one therapeutic support to children and young people on an outreach basis, usually in school. This support is varied and can be tailored to meet the individual needs of the child. To make a referral please contact us directly or, alternatively, contact the Family Outreach Worker for your area:
South East – 07921 700539
North East – 07703714761
North West – 07903248740
South West – 07903822059
Individual Counselling and Art therapy
Children and young people can receive support through our counselling service based in Simpson House, Queen Street. Counselling is open-ended and offered weekly by our team of committed counselling staff and volunteers.
Group work for children affected by parental alcohol use
This group helps children and young people express their feelings and to make sense of their situations. It helps them understand more about alcohol use and to build relationships with other people who have similar experiences.
Intended Client Groups:
This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh
This service accepts direct self referrals.
Contact Info. & Provider's Address
52 Queen Street
9.00 am - 5.00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
9:00 am - 8.00pm Thursday
Facilities & Access
This service has the following facilities:
- Wheelchair Access
- Translation Service
- Creche facilities are not available at this location.
Provider's Name: Simpson House
Simpson House provides various services incuding counselling, training, recovery groups and the Sunflower garden, which is for children affected by drug and or alcohol abuse in their families.