Charity and Voluntary Sector
ACVO exists to represent, support and develop the third sector in Aberdeen City.
Working with the homeless in Aberdeen.
Aberdeen Epilepsy Support Group
1st Thursday of each month 2 - 3.30pm Salvation Army Citadel building. For information, advice and support for people and families affected by epilepsy.
Working with the deaf community.
Continuing the years of good works by fundraising for various charities. The highlight is "The Torcher" charity parade each Spring.
Volunteer body that carries out mountain rescues in the Cairngorms.
The Butterfly Trust
The Butterfly Trust provides support in the community for people affected by cystic fibrosis throughout Scotland. Our team of trained volunteers provide face to face support services that include emotional support, help to negotiate official systems in regard to housing, education and employment issues, mentoring for young people with cystic fibrosis, massage therapy for young adults with the condition and transport to hospital appointments for people who are not sick enough to qualify for mobility help and cannot afford a car. Contact Laura Findlay Laura@butterflytrust.org.uk
The Camphill Movement which now extends to 100 centres in 20 countries began at Camphill House in Milltimber, Aberdeen, which is part of Camphill Schooll Aberdeen to this day. The school provides residential and non-residential education, care and therapy for pupils and students with additional support needs. It also provides wide ranging services including intervention, emergency cares, respite, support, guidance and training. Camphill School Aberdeen is the only school in Aberdeen to hold Autism Accreditation in recognition of its specialists services. intervention, emergency cares, support, guidance and training. Twitter @CamphillSchool
Within this site you can find information about Community Planning in Aberdeen and the Community Plan (a 10 year plan published in 2001).
Cornerstone Community Care is an Aberdeen-based Scottish charity that provides supportive services for children and adults with learning disabilities and other special needs.
Working with the blind community.
Our vision for children in danger of social exclusion: They are supported, on an individual basis and according to individual needs, to participate and use all mainstream and community leisure services and activities that they wish to use or experience; That society values and has positive attitudes towards them; That they enjoy the highest quality of life possible; and That they, and their families, are involved in and supported to make informed choices about their inclusion in the planning and development of social and leisure services that affect them.
A Camphill community, Newton Dee is provides, home, work and personal development opportunities for adults with special needs.
People First Scotland (Scotland) Aberdeen Branch
People First Scotland is a self advocacy organisation for people with learning difficulties. The Aberdeen group meet once every 4 weeks at Quaker House, Crown Street, Aberdeen. The group work in conjunction with other People First groups within Scotland and their aim is to promote input to legislation and ensure people with learning difficulties are being treated equally and with respect within society. The Aberdeen group would welcome new members. If you have any queries please contact the group by e-mailing email@example.com.
Quarriers Epilepsy Fieldwork Service
Support, advice and information for people with epilepsy and their families or friends. Home visits. Training in epilepsy awareness and rescue medications for individuals, families or professionals. Contact the local fieldworker on 01224 566385.
Local branches of the Salvation Army.
Emotional support for anyone in a crisis 08457 90 90 90
Mental health charity
This volunteer marine rescue organisation, which has saved countless lives over the years, is dependent entirely on charitable support.
VSA is an Aberdeen charity which encompasses charities working with the elderly, children and those with special needs.
Get your charity or voluntary organisation listed
Submit your details of your club, based in Aberdeen City and Shire, for consideration for this page. Send details of the club name, a short description and details of your website to firstname.lastname@example.org