Our Emergency Respite Service Safe Base can help:

  • Young people in crisis
  • Young people who have experienced a placement breakdown
  • Young people who are at risk
  • Young people aged between 9 and 16

Safe Base can provide:

  • A positive nurturing environment that assists assessment, problem solving, resolution and care planning
  • A positive placement to support transition planning
  • A safe place to explore the circumstances of the crisis


Craiglunie Cottage

Our 3 bedroom cottage situated just outside Pitlochry provides a safe, homely environment. There is easy access to amenities and transport links whist being a rural location to give respite.

Families and significant people are made very welcome. Local Authorities are always welcome to visit us.


For more information please call 01738 636456 (main school)

This was an extremely positive placement for the young person. It provided them with an opportunity to settle and become re-engaged in activities and social situations. The staff were all focused on her best interests and able to provide valuable feedback


Our Service Offering

  • Individual placements
  • 2:1 Staff to young person ratio
  • Experienced, qualified staff group
  • Focused and planned care with structured recording mapped against SHANARRI
  • Structured strength based activities
  • Programmes tailored to individual needs
  • Collaborative working with other professionals
  • Strong links with referring Social Worker
  • Family contact support
  • Transition planning