Partners and Community
The Stephen Lyon Organisation
The Stephen Lyon Organisation are a charitable organisation delivering a support service in Kinross and the surrounding areas. The vision of the organisation is prevent suicide and ensure that any-one that is struggling is listened to, sup-ported and heard. If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts they can provide you with a safe & confidential service where you can speak and receive practical support without prejudice, discrimination or embarrassment.
The Muirhead Outreach Project
The Muirhead Outreach Project is an early intervention charity that works with Families and children, to keep them together through difficult and challenging times. They aim to minimise the impact trauma has on families and break the cycle for them. They give them a foundation on which they can build, either on their own or with the help of specialist support. They help families to have an increased sense of achievement and sense of belonging.
Starting Step is a charity working at HMP Castle Huntly and HMP Perth training students in Horticulture and Hospitality. Our mission is to improve the life chances of those who suffer from social disadvantage and give them the tools to be the best they can be; to use innovation to inspire individuals to achieve their potential.
Our Vision is for a future where custody is the last resort and not the default. We believe that no one should be sentenced to imprisonment for their own needs and rehabilitation. This view is neither ideological nor controversial but is human and compassionate.
Favourite Mental Health Quote: Promise me you’ll always remember — you’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” — Christopher Robin from Winnie the Pooh
All Strong Scotland
Our core programmes of fitness to feel better provide and promote physical activity, mindful relaxation and peer exchange and support as powerful tools for the recovery, self-management and early intervention/prevention of common mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, chronic stress and low mood.
This blended approach to health and mental wellbeing is delivered in our inviting setting and welcoming atmosphere.
As a social enterprise, our main aim and interest is to provide and promote mindful fitness, strength, relaxation and peer support for mental health benefits.
PLUS is a social movement, member-led mental health charity and social movement in Perth and Kinross. Their values include trust, honesty, equality, justice, community spirit, partnership working, love and compassion.
They are known for their local work related to recovery from mental distress and their significant contribution to the see me campaign, eradicating stigma in mental health. PLUS Perth's awareness raising of recovery and wellbeing and community arts projects such as ‘One Leaf- One Link’ have been commended and used in other parts of the UK.
Home Start Perth and Kinross
Home Start Perth and Kinross are a small, friendly team and offer parent to parent support to anyone that has children under the age of 5 and is struggling with the pressures of modern parenting. They have an amazing team of trained volunteers who home visit for up to 2 hours a week and can help with looking after children, helping families attend appointments and groups or just be there to chat and listen – whatever the family needs.
They also offer baby massage and breast feeding support.