We provided a 1 week activity break for 11-14 year olds and two residential weekends for 15-18 year old with vision impairment to promote their independence and allow respite for parents/carers. We provided family days across the country offering peer support and a break from the normal routine.
We provided a core activity programme of two art sessions per week a 42 weeks (84 sessions) and shorter programmes of woodland activity (12 sessions overall) for those with less mobility problems.
Carers could join the sessions with their cared for adult or take time for themselves. In addition to this we piloted two activity days for young carers providing summer outdoor activities for the young carers on their own and also a day to enjoy with their families. This included a campfire, crafting activities and woodland and beach walk.
We provided young carers support groups in Dundee, offering a range of activities and outings.
Dundee Child & Family Support service works in partnership with children, young people and their families, including children/young people with a learning disability, to provide a holistic range of supports to promote wellbeing, safety and inclusion living in Dundee.
This can include support to children and young people who have experienced adverse childhood experiences impacting on their resilience and vulnerability, children at risk of becoming accommodated, children who have experienced trauma, sexual abuse, child sexual exploitation or harmful sexual behaviour.
We provide grants directly to carers who live in Dundee.
We provided grants directly to carers who are caring for person(s) living with dementia living in Scotland.
Being a national organisation we offer the same opportunity all applicants no matter their geographical location, giving them a break from their caring role.
We provided weekly activity and play sessions for children and young people with complex needs in the Dundee and Angus area, so their parents/carers could have a bit of respite from their caring responsibilities.
We provided activity sessions for adults with a disability, two half day sessions per week. Activities are centred around creative learning projects with the option for ‘volunteering’ style sessions in the gardens and woods for those who are able.
Carers can also take part in the sessions or have time to themselves.
We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult with serious mental health problems or mental illness living in Scotland.
We provided grants directly to carers who care for people living with dementia to plan and pay for a short break of their choice.
We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult with serious mental health problems or mental illness, living in Scotland.