SANDS Lothians

sandsSANDS Lothians offers support, understanding and help to bereaved parents who have experienced the death of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or soon after birth. SANDS are here to offer practical and emotional support for as long as required.

In West Lothian, SANDS provides confidential counselling to help parents grieve for the loss of a baby. This is a confidential service governed by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

There are also support groups which meet regularly. The support groups include:

  • Grandparents group
  • Befriending group meetings
  • Parents of a surviving twin support
  • Pregnancy support
  • Fertility Support

For details about meeting dates and venues please contact SANDS directly.

 

Contact

Address: Sands Lothians, Craiglockhart Centre, 177 Colinton Road, Edinburgh
Post Code: EH14 1BZ
Telephone Number: 0131 622 6263
Email Address: [email protected]
Web Site: www.sands-lothians.org.uk

 

Hours

Monday 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Tuesday 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Wednesday 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Thursday 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Friday 10.00 am to 4.00 pm

 

Eligibility & Referrals

This service is for parents who have lost a baby through stillbirth, miscarriage, or soon after birth. This includes people who were bereaved long ago.  Self- referral.

Service Categories

Provider's Name: SANDS Lothians

Type: Charity/Voluntary

sandsSANDS Lothians offers support, understanding and help to bereaved parents who have experienced the death of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or soon after birth. SANDS are here to offer practical and emotional support for as long as required. In West Lothian, SANDS provides confidential counselling to help parents grieve for the loss of a baby. This is a confidential service governed by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy.    

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