Support – Medium level
Speed – Medium wait
Access – Some services require referral
Is there a specific thing you would like support with?
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The services below support with a range of topics from bereavement to being a young carer.
Browse through to see if any might work for you.
Aberlour Youth Point
- Intensive Community Support Service supports young people 12-18years to overcome difficulties at home, school and in the community. Requests for support from this service can only be made by the Social Work Department.
- Mentoring and Group Work Service matches volunteers with young people who would benefit from extra support. Young people may need extra support from our Young People’s Worker 1:1 or group work if they struggle to make and sustain friendships or are at risk of social exclusion. Our mentors give them someone to talk to about their worries, allowing them to practice their social skills. The mentoring service supports young people aged 12-25. Anyone can make referrals to our Mentoring and Group Work Service
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Office 01343 546214 (answering machine checked daily)
Children 1st provide support for children, young people and families who have experienced traumatic life events. They can also support you to voice your views through their advocacy service. You can refer yourself or a professional working with you can make a referral.
Cruse Bereavement Care
Cruse Bereavement Care provides information, advice and support when someone dies. They also have a helpline that you can contact for support.
Families Outside provides support for the families of people involved in the criminal justice system, for example if you have a family member in prison. You can contact their helpline or you can be referred by a professional working with you.
Findhorn Bay Arts – In The Mix (Currently funded until 31st March 2020)
Findhorn Bay Arts – In The Mix offers creative projects for young people aged 12 to 25 years old who are experiencing isolation, out of work or school, at risk of offending and/or living in rural area. Activities can be delivered on a 1:1 basis or to groups. A professional working with you has to refer you to this service.
Grampian Child Bereavement Network
Grampian Child Bereavement Network provides information and support following bereavement. Your parents or a professional working with you can contact the service for support.
MOD Welfare Service
The MOD Welfare services provides support, advice and signposting to health assured counselling for families, children and young people in the MOD. You can contact the welfare service yourself on AWS-Welfareinformationservice@mod.uk.
Moray Rape Crisis
Moray Rape Crisis provide support and information for people 11 years old and over who have been affected by sexual violence. You can contact the service or a professional working with you can make a referral.
The website also has details for the Rape Crisis Scotland helpline which you can contact if you are 13 years old or over.
Moray Women’s Aid
Moray Women’s Aid offer support to women and children and young people affected by domestic abuse. You can refer yourself if you are 13 years old or over or a professional who is working with you can make a referral. Moray Women’s Aid also have a confidential telephone helpline.
Quarriers Young Carers Service:
Quarriers Young Carers Service provides support for young carers who are 8 to 17 years old. You can refer yourself or a professional who is working with you can make a referral.
Quarriers Arrows Service provides drug and alcohol support for people aged 16 years old and over. Arrows will also provide support for family members or loved ones who have a family member of friend with a drug or alcohol problem. You can contact the service yourself or a professional who is working with you can make a referral.
Step by Step Moray
Step by Step Moray provide a parent, baby and toddler group for isolated or vulnerable families with children aged 3 years old and under. You can contact Step by Step yourself.
Who Cares? Scotland
Who Cares? Scotland provides support for care experienced young people through advocacy and running activities and events. You can contact Who Cares? Scotland yourself or a professional who is working with you can refer you.
‘Barnardo’s Works’ with young people in Moray aged 16 – 24 years to explore their strengths, skills and qualities. Young people can receive one to one support or work in a group training/setting. We source work experience for the young people and mentor them to achieve success in gaining employment.