Family Support Service (Children 1st)

Children 1st  logoThe Midlothian Family Support Service works with children and young people affected by parental substance misuse.

Workers provide practical assistance if parents / carers are struggling to organise the home and care of children. Emotional support is offered to enable families to feel more able to deal with their challenges. The service will try to work with wider family members to make the most of all the support available for the family.

This is an intensive service, offered over a 12 week period. It is for families with children and young people from 0 up to 18 years old across Midlothian.

Service Categories


Intended Client Groups:

  • Children
  • Drug and Alcohol Users

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Children and young people in Midlothian affected by parental substance misuse.


Agency Referral

Referrals come through the Substance Misuse Screening Group.

Contact Info. & Service Address

40/9 Hardengreeen Business Park
Dalhousie Road
EH22 3NU

Provider's Name: Children 1st

Type: Charity/Voluntary

CHILDREN 1st is one of Scotland's leading welfare charities. For more than 120 years we have been working to give every child in Scotland a safe and secure childhood. We support families under stress, protect children from harm and neglect , help them recover from abuse and promote children's rights and interests.

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