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Kindred - supporting families of children & young people with additional needs

Kindred is a parent-led organisation that provides information, advice, advocacy and emotional support to the parents and carers of children with additional support needs, including disabled children in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and Glasgow.

Most of the staff are parents of disabled children/adults and draw on their personal knowledge and experience to support other parents. 

The Kindred telephone helpline is available from 10.00am until 4.00pm Monday to Friday with a 24 hour answer phone.

Contact Information

Phone: 0800 031 5793

Address: 7 Rutland Court Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 8ES

Times: Helpline available 10.00am - 4.00pm (Monday to Friday), answer phone 24 hours. Office open 10.00am - 4.00pm (Monday to Friday).

Disabled facilities: Accessible location

Eligibility: Parents/carers of children with additional support needs, professionals and anyone else with an interest.


Website: Kindred