Local Links


McClean Professional Psychology

Argyll based autism and ADHD assessment and psychological support for adults.

Tel: 07491 888283

e-mail info@mccleanppsychology.org.uk


Achievement Bute Achievement Bute is a registered charity formed by parents of children with disabilities on the island of Bute. It provides support and inclusive play activities for families living on the island.

Address: 9 Castle Street Rothesay, Isle Of Bute, PA20 9HA

Tel: 01700 505558

e-mail: dorothy@achievementbute.org.uk

Scottish Autism Oban Saturday Club  Established in 2005 as a collaboration between Oban Parents for Children with Autism (OPCA), Argyll and Bute Council and Scottish Autism. The club meets at the Lorne Resource Centre and supports eight children and young people.


Autism Carers Drop-In Session - Mid Argyll

There is a drop in session for parents and carers of those on the autism spectrum which meets on the third Wednesday of every month from 10.30 - 12 noon at the Dochas Carers Centre, Campbell Street, Lochgilphead. It’s informal with support, advice and a cup of tea available.

For more information contact the Dochas Centre 01546 600022

e-mail enquiries@dochasfund.org.uk

Autism Support in Dunoon

There is a small group that meets in Dunoon on a drop in basis.

They meet at the Dunoon Burgh Hall, 195 Argyll Street, Dunoon on the last Wednesday of the month, 12 - 3 p.m. Support, advice and advocacy available.

For more information contact Duncan MacGillivray

01369 700064    07814 910 795



Helensburgh and Lomond Autism/Aspergers Society

This group was formed in April 2014 and aims to provide support and advice to families living in the Helensburgh and Lomond area. They provide regular activities for children and parents and have a separate facebook page for adults on the spectrum.

Tel: Romy Fagan (Chair) 07861 655 837




Jigsaw Cornerstone (based in Helensburgh)

Jigsaw Cornerstone provide a round the clock support service for children and young people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and autism to develop social skills, meet with people their own age and make friends and enable them to be as independent as possible.

“We run a Saturday Club where the young people we support can play music, make films and do dance therapy.

Our Holiday Clubs have involved day trips and weekends at camp and performing pantomimes. They also have a Youth Club for teenagers. They can support young people in transition to learn independent living skills, like travelling and workshops on being safe while using the internet.”

Tel: 01436 821869

e-mail: clare.scott@cornerstone.org.uk

Local websites and contacts

A selection of Argyll & Bute based contacts