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Autism Service Directory

Aberlour Options - Borders

Aberlour Child Care Trust

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Type of service: Outreach, Play and leisure, Respite and short breaks

Aberlour Options - Borders provides a range of short break respite care and support services for parents and carers with children affected by learning disabilities in the Borders.

Support includes residential short breaks, outreach within the local community and summer play schemes. This service not only provides families with a short break and time to 'recharge', but it brings together children with significant learning disabilities living within the Scottish Borders Council area.

The service offers:
• residential short breaks - the residential provision consists of weekend breaks, mid-week breaks and school holiday breaks,
• an after-school service to supplement the support provided by residential short breaks,
• playschemes - provided during the 7 weeks of summer school holidays,
• daycare provision at weekends; offers support to children and young people within their local communities.

All referrals via Social Work.


Age: For people of any age

Aimed at: Adolescent , Child , Young person

Gender: All genders

Covers: Scottish Borders

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Generic

Other specialisms: Learning disability

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Aberlour Child Care Trust

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Joanne Lile - Service Manager

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01835 823337

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St. Cuthbert’s Drive, St Boswells , Melrose, TD6 0DF