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Welcome to Balgray Cottage

Rated ‘5 - Very Good’ by the Care Inspectorate, Balgray Cottage is located on the outskirts of a village in the Garnock Valley area of North Ayrshire. The children’s home provides modern and spacious accommodation for five residents aged 8 to 18 years. 

Supporting the needs of the young people

Psychological and assessment co-ordination services have a special prominence at Balgray Cottage. We support children and young people with trauma and adverse childhood experiences, as well as additional support needs. This includes an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), pathological demand avoidance (PDA), social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs and child sexual exploitation (CSE).

The service has the capacity to facilitate specialist multi-agency work, including family work and therapeutic input, in keeping with the local Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).

Providing best practice

Balgray Cottage offers residents opportunity to participate in a wide range of creative workshops. These are conducted by a team of therapeutic counsellors, to building self-confidence and resilience. In addition, the team at Balgray Cottage offer relationship counselling through a person-centred model.

All of our staff team operate according to our mission statement and values, and are skilled in delivering healing and therapeutic techniques. These include restorative approaches, crisis counselling, addressing issues of attachment and building resilience.

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Balgray Cottage Brochure 05.01.2024 (1.0 MB)