Canine Partners trains assistance dogs for people with disabilities in Scotland to enable them to enjoy greater independence and better quality of life. We support people with varying complex disabilities such as Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Stroke, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Spinal injuries and many more.
Our dogs are carefully matched to the applicant's needs and lifestyle, no matter how challenging and are trained to help with everyday tasks such as opening and closing doors, unloading and loading the washing machine, picking up dropped items, pressing buttons and switches and getting help in an emergency.
Aberlour Child Care Trust. Not all children are born with an equal chance. At Aberlour, we’re there for Scotland’s hidden children, when others let them down. Because every child deserves the chance to flourish.
We support children, young people and their families across Scotland in many ways:
Age Scotland is the leading charity in Scotland dedicated to enabling everyone to make the most of later life. Older people are the fastest growing group in society and it is important to remember that ageing is not an illness, but that it can be challenging at times. At Age Scotland, we provide vital services and support at a national and local level to inspire, enable and support older people when they need it. We provide a platform and stand up and speak for those who have reached later life, and also protect the long-term interests of future generations. Our vision is a Scotland where everyone can love later life. Our ambition is to inspire people to see that they can change theirs and others later life for the better. Engage with people and enable them to change later life for the better and Support older people who are struggling as they live longer to achieve better, happier and healthier lives.
Medical Detection Dogs is a charity dedicated to training dogs in the detection and recognition of human disease by odour. The charity prevent medical emergencies, save human lives and improve quality of life. There are two significant areas of work at the charity: Bio Detection Dogs: Specialist dogs trained to detect the odour of human disease that can provide valuable information that will assist in the early diagnosis of cancer and other diseases. Medical Alert Assistance Dogs: are trained dogs to alert individuals managing day to day life threatening conditions by detecting minute changes in body odour.
SiMBA In the UK alone : 15 babies die every day, 3,286 babies are stillborn every year and 1 in 4 pregnancies will sadly end in miscarriage. SiMBA are here to respond to the needs of those affected by the loss of a baby during pregnancy or close to the time of birth to help them to re-build their shattered lives.
JKS Perth (Japan Karate Shotorenmei) are an association passionate about the traditional martial art of Shotokan Karate and are determined to practice the art, and teach the learnings to students in order to preserve the natural values of this world renowned style of Karate. JKS Perth also specialize in teaching children with ADHD and Austism.
SACHD Scottish Association for Children with Heart Disorders is a charity first and foremost offering support to families and grown up congenital patients. The charity is available by phone to give practical advice, visit families in hospital when needed and organise family fun days. SACHD also raise much needed funds to purchase life saving equipment not forthcoming through normal NHS channels.
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a rapidly progressing terminal illness which stops signals from the brain reaching the muscles. This may cause someone to lose the ability to walk, talk, eat drink and breathe unaided. There is currently no cure or effective treatment for MND and the average life expectancy from diagnosis is just 20 months. MND Scotland is the leading charity in Scotland providing a range of practical, financial and emotional support services for people affected by this cruel and devastating disease. We also fund cutting-edge research, including clinical drug trials, which is taking us closer to a cure and improves the lives of those living with the condition. We are determined to find a cure for MND and together we will.