Update week beginning 11.1.21

We have changed our front page to provide access to numbers of organisations that may be of support for families:

Social Care Direct – 0131 200 2324 Mon-Thurs 8:30am-5pm Fri 8:30am-3:55pm

Email socialcaredirect@edinburgh.gov.uk

Emergency Social work service – (out of hours) – 0800 731 6969

Police Scotland Edinburgh – 01786 289070

Police text phone – 18000

Domestic abuse helpline – 0808 802 3333

Children 1st – 0131 446 2300

NSPCC – 0808 800 5000

Samaritans – 116123 or jo@samaritans.org

Parent line Scotland – 08000282233 Home Link – voluntary agency offering advice or support for families – 0131 661 0890

Home Start – voluntary agency offering advice or support for families – 0131 564 1540

Cedar – voluntary agency offering advice or support for children affected by domestic abuse – 0131 315 8116/ 07850515283

Circle – voluntary agency offering advice or support for families – 0131 552 0305

CHAI- voluntary agency offering advice, housing support and employability support – 0131 442 1009

Additional Support for Learning

Additional Support for Learning (ASL) Service Supports

The Additional Support for Learning Service supports children with complex additional support needs who are struggling to have their needs met in their school. We will work with wider partners to continue to offer support for pupils and families. However, to find much more information about the service, phone numbers for support services and to access further links to useful educational websites for your children, read the ASL Guide by clicking on the link below.

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