Family Services

Information about our Family First service and who to contact if you need help with family matters.

Family First is a free, confidential advice and information resource in East Renfrewshire.


Our aim is to provide support by working in partnership with families.

We can help and enable you to access local services professional and voluntary, ensuring the children get the best possible start in life. 

We understand that families can run into difficulties, emotionally, financially or even physically that may prevent us doing the simplest of things. 

Whatever you'd like to speak about, our team can offer support and advice on issues surrounding school, health, home, money, parenting, additional support needs (with our without diagnosis) and confidence building.

Information and Resources

We've compliled a range of resources and useful FAQs of local and national organisations, helplines and programmes, which families the team have worked with found useful and supportive.

Eligibility criteria

You can access Family First if you:

  • have a family with children aged 0-11 years
  • live in the East Renfrewshire area
  • have no current social work involvement
  • need a little bit of help

How to access the service

Contact the Family First team.

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Last modified on 16 February 2024