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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.

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We provide grants directly to carers who live in Dundee.

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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.

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Dundee Activity Club

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.

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Cambo Activity Days

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.

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Time to Live for Mental Health Carers

We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult with serious mental health problems or mental illness living in Scotland.

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Short Breaks for people with Dementia & their Carers

We provided grants directly to carers who care for people living with dementia to plan and pay for a short break of their choice.

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We provided grants directly to carers who care for an adult with serious mental health problems or mental illness, living in Scotland.

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We provided grants directly to carers who live in Dundee, to plan and pay for a short break of their choice.

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We delivered adaptive bike sessions for disabled communities across Scotland promoting all-inclusive cycling to young people with disabilities and additional support needs.

Bike buddies, support staff, trained staff and volunteers took part in, Cycling Scotland’s accredited Group Cycle Ride Leader in preparation for more sustainable services.

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