WHO WE ARE

Borders Additional Needs Group is a charity for families of children with additional support needs. We are an OSCR registered charity dedicated to supporting families, young people based in the Scottish Borders.

HERE
FOR YOU

our story

Borders Additional Needs Group was founded in May 2003, by parents of children with additional support needs, to establish a parent-run support group. The support group was created to allow children, families and parent carers with additional, rare or complex needs to meet support each other. It has been amazing to grow over the years, welcome over 175 families, and become an incorporated SCIO.

DEDICATED YOUTH PROGRAMMES

Borders Additional Needs Group regularly provides dedicated ASN youth programmes, social activities, parent carer walks, summer respite camps, sensory film screenings, and a wide variety of family days out. It has a directory of information accessible to all its members containing information on benefits, funding, holidays, and information specific to various conditions. Borders Additional Needs Group have strong links with local and national stakeholders, representing the needs of this sector.

POWER TO PARENTS

Families deserve to be empowered and to feel engaged in their child's journey and Borders Additional Needs Group aims to support the best possible outcomes for all families in the Scottish Borders who are raising a child with additional support needs.

"Coming to BANG changed my life. The group opened up a world of understanding and parent support as well as a wonderful environment for my children to socialise. Run by wonderful people for all the right reasons"

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"Coming to BANG changed my life. The group opened up a world of understanding and parent support as well as a wonderful environment for my children to socialise. Run by wonderful people for all the right reasons"

BANG Parent

Partners

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