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Early years information and support

Early Years Scotland

Early Years Scotland aims to provide your child the best start in life, working directly with you and your children.

Website: Visit the Early Years Scotland website.

Fathers Network Scotland

The Fathers Network focuses on you as a father and the benefits when involved with your children.

Website: Visit the Fathers Network website.


Home-Start provides parent to parent support from 31 local teams across Scotland. Teams of experienced staff and trained volunteers help families with young children when they need it most because getting it right for children in the early years has the biggest lifelong impact.

You can find your nearest Home-Start at:

Website: Visit the Home-Start website.

Or by calling their Edinburgh office during office hours on: 0131 281 0880.

Or by email:

Hyperactive Children’s Support Group

The Hyperactive Children's Support Group is there to provide advice to Parents, Carers and Professionals dealing with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Website: Visit the Hyperactive Children's Support Group website.

Parents Across Scotland

Parenting Across Scotland is a partnership of charities which offers support to children and families in Scotland. We work together to focus on parenting issues

Website: Visit the Parenting Across Scotland website.

National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service

The Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service is there for all parents, sufferers, teachers or health professionals for when you require assistance on Attention Deficit Disorder.

Website: Visit the Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service website.

Ready Steady Toddler

Ready Steady Toddler aims to assist you through the challenges and rewards of the toddler years.

Website: Visit the Ready Steady Toddler website.

Road Safety with Ziggy

Ziggy aims to engage and inspire young children and the adults around them to go on their own road safety learning journey, through real experiences, alongside playing, talking and reading.

Website: Visit the Ziggy website.

Scottish Book Trust

Scottish Book Trust helps create a love for reading through promoting importance to employment opportunities, mental health and general wellbeing.

Website: Visit the Scottish Book Trust website.

Last updated: 20 Oct, 2022