Welcome to Families Like Us!

Founded by Lesley Robertson, due to becoming a lone parent and experiencing how hard life can be, Families Like Us is a charity dedicated to supporting families in need. Our mission is to eradicate feelings of isolation and loneliness while assisting families in breaking free from the cycle of poverty in a dignified manner. At our centre, you’ll find a welcoming play cafe setting that provides a safe space for families to gather, connect, and receive the help they deserve.

Welcome to Families Like Us!

Founded by Lesley Robertson, due to becoming a lone parent and experiencing how hard life can be, Families Like Us is a charity dedicated to supporting families in need. Our mission is to eradicate feelings of isolation and loneliness while assisting families in breaking free from the cycle of poverty in a dignified manner. At our centre, you’ll find a welcoming play cafe setting that provides a safe space for families to gather, connect, and receive the help they deserve.

We understand that financial constraints can often prevent families from accessing vital resources and support. That’s why, at Families Like Us, we have partnered with 26 different organizations to ensure that families referred to us can access our services completely free of charge. By removing financial and social barriers, we strive to create an inclusive and supportive environment where families can thrive.
About Families Like Us

Confidentiality &
Stigma-Free Support

We believe in the power of maintaining confidentiality and removing the stigma associated with seeking help. Families referred to us can rest assured that their privacy is our top priority. We respect the courage it takes to reach out for support, and our team is committed to fostering a safe and judgment-free space. By eliminating any sense of shame or embarrassment, we enable families to receive the assistance and support they need without fear of judgment.

Supporting Contact Visits

In addition to providing a welcoming play cafe setting for families, our center is also utilized by social workers for contact visits. We recognize the importance of maintaining and strengthening family bonds, even in challenging circumstances. Through our safe and supervised environment, families can enjoy contact visits that promote healthy relationships and positive interactions.

Our Causes

We help fight against child poverty in Scotland!

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We Help hundreds of People to get out of Poverty