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A review of the Scottish Executive document - Guidance on the Circumstances in which parents may choose to educate their children at home: Consultation Paper

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Appendix 2 Contacts

Home Education Organisations

Education Otherwise

A charity and self-help network offering support and information to home educating families and those considering home education, in Scotland and throughout the UK.

Contact:

PO Box 7420,
London,
N9 9SG

Tel: 0870 730 0074
Email: enquiries@education-otherwise.org
Website: www.education-otherwise.org

Home Education Advisory Service

A UK-wide organisation for home educators and those thinking about home educating.

Contact:

10 Chalton Road,
Bridge of Allan,
Stirling,
FK9 4DX

Tel: 01786 831 066
Email: enquiries@heas.org.uk
Website: www.heas.org.uk

Schoolhouse Home Education Association

A Scottish organisation which offers information and support to families who have chosen or are contemplating home education.

Contact: Address:

PO Box 28496,
Edinburgh,
EH4 4YU

Tel: 0870 745 0968
Email: info@schoolhouse.org.uk
Website: www.schoolhouse.org.uk

Home education organisations also have local branches affiliated to them. Further information available from the individual organisations.

Highland Home Educators

Contact:

23 Neil Gunn Crescent,
Inverness,
IV2 3EL

Tel: 01463 232 571
Email: alison@sauer.demon.co.uk

Other Useful Contacts

Contact a Family Scotland

Extensive information service including details on local and Scottish wide parent support groups.

Contact:

Norton Park,
57 Albion Road,
Edinburgh,
EH7 5QY.

Tel 0131 475 2608
Fax 0131 475 2609
Helpline 0808 808 3555
Email scotland@cafamily.org.uk
Web www.cafamily.org.uk

Disability Rights Commission

DRC provides advice, conciliation and legal enforcement services.

Contact:

1 st Floor, Riverside House,
502 Gorgie Road,
Edinburgh,
EH11 3AF

Tel 0131 444 4300
Fax 0131 444 4301
Text 0131 444 4302
Email enquiry@drc-gb.org
Web www.drc-gb.org

Enquire

National special educational needs information and advice service. Scottish Executive funded information service for parents.

Contact:

Princes House,
5 Shandwick Place,
Edinburgh,
EH2 4RG

Helpline 0845 1232303
Typetalk 0800 959598
Email enquire.SENinfo@childreninscotland.org.uk
Web www.childreninscotland.org.uk/enquire

ISEA

Independent Special Education Advice

Contact

164 High Street,
Dalkeith,
EH22 1AY

Helpline 0131 454 0082
Tel 0131 454 0096
Fax 0131 454 0096
Email isea@whsmithnet.co.uk

Scottish Child Law Centre

Independent legal advice.

Contact:

54 East Crosscauseway,
Edinburgh,
EH8 9HD

Tel 0131 667 6333
Helpline 0800 328 8970
Fax 0131 662 1713
Email enquiries@sclc.org.uk
Web www.sclc.org.uk

SHS

Training for disabled people and their families, with focus on empowerment.

Contact:

1A Washington Court,
Washington Lane.
Edinburgh,
EH11 2HA

Tel 0131 538 7717
Fax 0131 538 7719
Email general@shstrust.org.uk
Web www.shstrust.org.uk

SKILL Scotland

Services for young people and adults with disabilities in further and higher education and employment.

Contact:

Norton Park,
57 Albion Road,
Edinburgh,
EH7 5QY

Tel 0131 475 2348
Email admin@skillscotland.org.uk
Web www.skill.org.uk

Learning & Teaching Scotland

Learning and Teaching Scotland is a national public body sponsored by the Scottish Executive Education Department. LT Scotland's remit is to provide advice, support and resources to enhance the quality of educational experiences in Scotland.

Contact:

74 Victoria Crescent Road,
Glasgow,
G12 9JN

Tel: 0141 337 5000
Fax 0141 337 5050

or

Gardyne Road,
Dundee,
DD5 1NY

Tel: 01382 443 600
Fax: 01382 443 645
Email: enquiries@ltscotland.org.uk
Website: www.ltscotland.org.uk

Scottish Executive Education Department

Contact:

Schools Division,
Victoria Quay,
Edinburgh,
EH6 6QQ

Tel: 0131 556 8400
Email: ceu@scotland.gov.uk
Website: www.scotland.gov.uk