The cottages have their own individual staff teams, but staff can cover in any cottage. The cottages are over 2 floors, upstairs has 2 bedrooms and a main bathroom. Downstairs has a living room, kitchen/dining area. There is also a staff office and spare room that young people are able use as a computer or possible beauty room.
St Mary’s Road, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, G62 2EH
The cottage is laid out over two floors. On entering the cottage on the ground floor there is the dining room and kitchen which is used by all young people and staff. There is also a quiet room, this can be used if you want to speak to staff or if you have visitors and if you just want somewhere quiet to relax. A bedroom and bathroom also is allocated on this floor. The office and bathroom for staff and visitors is also situated on this floor.
On the first floor there is two bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is also a cosy and relaxing lounge for use of all young people and staff.
Staff will provide support to young people to develop personal skills, independent living skills, develop and improve family relations. Provide support to attend education or training opportunities which will provide skills for your future.
Our aim is to support young people achieve their full potential and achieve positive outcomes in all areas of their well-being. You are at the heart of what we do, we aim to enable each young person to grow and develop in a positive homely environment. Our staff team are focused on building positive and meaningful relationships.
53a Galston Road, Hurlford, KA1 5HT
T: 01563 544203
The cottage is a large sandstone building consisting of two levels. The living room, kitchen and bedroom are on the first level of the cottage, with a laundry, kitchen, conference/sitting room and toilet on the ground floor.
Stepdown North offers early intervention, intensive support and care for a maximum of three young women between the ages of thirteen and twenty, and this could include their babies if and when appropriate. In the instance of a baby being accommodated with their mother, the baby will remain the sole responsibility of their mothers.
Our cottage offers a warm, safe and homely environment allowing our staff and management team to build positive and trusting relationships with our young people. On admission to our cottage, young people are invited to contribute to the personalisation of their own personal living spaces and air their views on their preferences/ideas for the decoration/furnishing of the whole cottage.
493 Bilsland Drive, Ruchill, Glasgow, G20 9JN
All our bedrooms have their own bathroom and small living space. Young people are encouraged to personalise their room during the transition period and can choose how the room is decorated. There is one bedroom on the lower floor with its own living space, and the 2 other rooms are located on the 3rd floor, again with their own living space.
There is a comfortable and attractively decorated shared living room located on the first floor where young people and staff can relax. Young people are encourage to spend time with staff in the living room to assist the development of positive relationships and getting to know each other. We also have a well-equipped shared kitchen where we support the young people to prepare meals and snacks and regularly enjoy meals together. Young people are encourage to participate at meal times as it helps build and develop relationships, and promotes a feeling of inclusion and respect.
We strive to provide a nurturing and welcoming environment, where young people can develop and learn new skills in a supportive and safe place. Our team have a wealth of experience in different settings and are highly skilled in working with young people who need help and support. We offer a warm welcome to everyone who passes through our doors and encourage each individual to meet their potential and develop their self esteem and sense of self worth.During a recent inspection of our service the Care Inspectorate noted
“Young people were receiving the support needed to develop skill required for adulthood and independence. Helping young people develop routines and personal responsibility was interwoven with the positive impact of influential
relationships with staff.”
201 Ardencraig Road, Castlemilk, Glasgow, G45 0JJ
The lower level floor is a self contained flat, with living/bedroom area, separate bathroom and kitchen. This flat is ideal for young people who are working towards independence.
The ground floor has a comfortable main living area and kitchen area which is used by all young people and staff within the cottage.
The first floor has two large bedrooms and two bathrooms, the office is also located on this floor.
A self contained flat is located on the second level with an open plan living room, kitchen area and a separate bedroom with en-suite bathroom. This flat is suitable for a young person who may be planning to move onto their own accommodation.
The focus within our cottage is to provide a nurturing environment for our young people. Our staff teams are skilled in building relationships and in promoting strategies to support this. There are two members of staff on shift at all times.
It was noted by the Care Inspectorate that a “particular strength was the relationships between staff and young people which were warm, caring and respectful”.
Stepdown South, 18 Wiltonburn Road, Glasgow G53 7JF
T: 0141-880 4798
Stepdown Foxbar, 61 Montrose Road, Foxbar, Paisley, PA2 0LR
T: 01505 812382 M: 07540 502958
The cottages are all on the one floor and you will have your own bedroom and bathroom. The cottages also have a living room/dining area and a kitchen. There are gardens to the front and rear of the cottage a great place to relax in the summer.
There is also a walkway which runs along the side of the cottage and the canal, which is extremely popular for exercising.
There is a depute manger based in the cottages and a manger who works between the cottages, you will always have one to one support within the cottage.
Stepdown East, East Cadder cottages, Kirkintilloch, G66 1RJT: 0141 776 4128 / 0141 776 4132
M: 07971 336589 / 07703 188357
The cottage has two large living rooms, a large communal kitchen, staff have their own bathroom and office. You will have your own bedroom and will have the opportunity to have it decorated to your own choice, you will also have your own bathroom within the cottage. We have a lovely patio area in the back garden and have a small gym in the garage at the back of the cottage.
There are plenty of local shops on our doorstep and the staff will ensure you know where the shops are located, and support you find your way around the local area.
Stepdown Cambuslang, 1 Branchock Avenue, Cambuslang, G72 8UQ
T: 0141 641 8965 M: 07801 341041
The placement is aimed at supporting young people who are almost ready for their own tenancy and the focus is on assisting them into education or employment and building their skills to live independently. We recognise however that many young people require high levels of support to reach their goal of independence, and still need to do that in a warm and nurturing environment. Young people are encouraged to develop positive relationship with the staff in their placement, and support is offered on a one to one basis.
The flat is a great opportunity for young people to have a taste of living on their own within a community but with lots of support and encouragement. The staff team strive to provide a nurturing and welcoming environment where young people can learn and develop new skills, in a safe and warm setting.
Stepdown Bridgeton, 36 Dalmarnock Dr, Bridegton, Glasgow G40 4LN
T: 07703 188356