Scotland’s Redress Scheme: contributor list

Organisations participating in the redress scheme by making a fair and meaningful financial contribution. Scotland’s Redress Scheme is for survivors of historical abuse in care.

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WCH Trust for Children

(i) WCH Trust for Children, a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation registered as a charity with Charity Number SC003724 and having its registered office address at:
Geoghegans Chartered Accountants
6 St Colme Street

(ii) the trustees of The Widowers Children’s Home Trust, a charity registered in Scotland under Charity Number SC003724 established by a constitution confirmed at a General Meeting on 12 June 1980 (as subsequently amended on 21 June 1990) (the “WCH Trust”)

(iii) the trustees and members of any predecessor organisation or unincorporated association of the WCH Trust known as the Widower’s Children’s Home at 235 Corstorphine Road Edinburgh in the period from 1903 to 12 June 1980; and

(iv) any other body that owned, managed or otherwise had responsibility for the establishment or operation of the facility known as the Widower’s Children’s Home at 235  Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh.

Date added to contributor list

27 September 2023

Date removed from contributor list (if relevant): N/A
Removal with retrospective effect (yes/no): N/A

Commitment made

Pay agreed proportion of all determined cases where relevant as a place where abuse took place.

Acknowledgement of harm statement

The WCH Trust for Children is contributing to and participating in the Redress Scheme and acknowledges the wrongfulness of past harm as a result of historical child abuse in residential care settings in Scotland.


Email enquiries about the statutory scheme:
If you are unsure of the organisation with responsibility for a particular care setting we will do our best to advise. Telephone: 0808 196 1502

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