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.
Children and Families Social Work: Girvan, South Carrick and Maybole
17 Knockcushan Street
Phone: 01465 716123/ 712299
Children and Families Social Work: Ayr, Prestwick and Troon
181 Whitletts Road
Phone: 01292 267675
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
You can find support from local and national services by searching our Signpost directory.