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The Consistent Service

The Consistent Service “Services have always let us down.” Grandparents looking after 6 children needed some help with their 11-year-old-grandson, *Dan, who was quiet and withdrawn. His older siblings had more support due to past experiences before coming to live with their grandparents, but Dan was reckoned too young for his previous home life to… Read more »

Support Story Snippets

The Overdressed Carpet Cleaner During a review the family highlighted how bad their home conditions were. One issue was the bad stains on the carpet. One of our volunteers offered to clean the family’s carpet for them. The volunteer turned up to meet our Family Support Manager at the family home to clean the carpet… Read more »

On the Brink of Homelessness

A few months ago, Destiny Church referred a young mum to us who had recently become homeless. She moved to the city to rebuild relationships with her estranged family, but circumstances meant she was suddenly without a home. Council housing wasn’t an option as she hadn’t yet been in the country for the required 3-month… Read more »

What does Safe Families mean to you?

At our Family Fun Day, we asked several of the families we work with and their volunteers what Safe Families means to them. Here’s what they said! What does Safe Families mean to you? Let us know by sending us an email or a tweet! scotland@safefamiliesforchildren.com