Family centres work with families to challenge disadvantage and exclusion and to
provide good childhood experiences. They help children and their carers to achieve
their potential within their families and communities.
Centres are mainly operated by established charitable or voluntary organisations.
Services are registered with the Care Inspectorate.
Staff are qualified, registered and have had
background checks completed.
National Care Standards
can help you decide about a service, they are the minimum standard required by law
and services are scored against how well they meet the standards.
Where to find services
Details are available through Falkirk Families Information Service or on the
Scottish Family Information Service website.
- Develop and foster parenting skills.
- Respond to the needs of the local community.
- Challenge disadvantage and exclusion.
- Specialise in intensive work with more vulnerable children and their families.
Family centres are open to children aged 2 to 5 years.
Family Centres are open from 9am to 4pm and can sometimes offer places on a short-term