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Social work and family support

Children and families social service workers are regulated by The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and adhere to codes of practice setting out standards of professional practice and behaviour. Children and families social work teams support families to promote children and young people’s wellbeing and protect them from harm. Referrals should initially be made to the Initial Response Service.

Our services

Children and Families Social Work: Girvan, South Carrick and Maybole

17 Knockcushan Street
Girvan
KA26 9AG
Phone: 01465 716123/ 712299

Children and Families Social Work: Ayr, Prestwick and Troon

181 Whitletts Road
Ayr
KA8 0JZ
Phone: 01292 267675

Family Centre

The Family Centre provides children and their families with support aimed at promoting family relationships and the wellbeing of children. Early help to families by the Family Centre and their partners seeks to prevent a child becoming a child in need.

Phone: 01292 288645
Wills Road, Ayr
Method of Referral: contact Area Team Leaders

External support

You can find support from local and national services by searching our Signpost directory.

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