Childcare Information for parents of children with disabilities


Capability Scotland, Childcare 4 all

Childcare 4 All supports mainstream childcare settings, including private and local authority nurseries, school clubs, holiday clubs, playgroups and childminders, to develop their capacity to include children with additional support needs within their services. Contact:

Aberdeenshire: Diana Burton- Tel: 01224 482352,  Email:
Edinburgh: Lauren Haw- Tel: 0131 347 1027,  Email:
Dumfries & Galloway: Diana Burton- Tel: 01387 244463/224 481, Email:


‘Contact’ are a charity offering support to families with disabled children. They advise that ‘some childcare settings provide specialist services for disabled children, however all childcare should welcome and include disabled children.’ Call their freephone helpline and/or visit the website below for more information. Contact: Helpline Number: 0808 888 3555 Scotland Office: 0131 659 2930 Email:

Information last updated on 5 June 2020. Please note that information may be subject to change. All information is provided in good faith but Disability Information Scotland does not endorse any product or service referred to within this resource.

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