Our support can help you change paths, enjoy life, succeed and grow

We support people who were abused or neglected as a child when they were in the Scottish care system. Our aim is to help people live well.

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The types of support

Examples of how we can help you:

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Work and education


Access to records


Community activities


Counselling and other therapies


Psychological trauma support

Need help now?

  If you are feeling distressed, in a state of despair, suicidal or need emotional support, contact:


NHS 24: 111

Call 111 for urgent care and advice. If you think you have an emergency situation or need an ambulance, you should dial 999.

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Freephone 0800 11 11

24 hours a day, seven days a week for children up to 18 years old

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Rape Crisis Scotland:
Freephone 08088 01 03 02
Text 07537 410 027

5pm-12pm, seven days a week

Breathing Space:
Freephone 0800 83 85 87

6pm-2am on weekdays
24 hours at weekends, 6pm Friday to 6am Monday

116 123 (UK), 116 123 (ROI)

24 hours a day, seven days a week local call rate charge


To get support from Future Pathways, you first need to get in contact with us. You can do this by phone, email or filling out the form on our website.

Phone us for free on 0808 164 2005. Our lines are open Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm

Email us at registration@future-pathways.co.uk 

Or click the ‘REGISTER YOUR INTEREST’ button below to fill out a simple form.

If you email or complete the online form, we ask that you give us a phone number that we can contact you on. We will then call you to register you with us.

What we do

We work together with people who were abused in care to arrange access to person-centred support that will help them to lead full, healthy and independent lives, and to find their own pathways to a positive future.

Watch our animation to find out how Future Pathways works for survivors:

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News and Events

Keep up to date with the latest news and views from Future Pathways.