Kibble is a specialist child and youth care charity and social enterprise. We empower young people through care, education and support.About Kibble
Empowering Young People
For over 160 years we have supported young people (aged 5-26) to manage past trauma, giving them consistent love and care, an inspiring education, and the therapeutic supports to help them achieve their best. We provide a full range of integrated services that meet the needs of each individual.Our services
Kibble provides residential care and support to children and young people, aged 5-26, who have been referred by local authorities.Learn more
Education & Schools
Through our primary, secondary and tertiary education, we believe we can transform lives through learning.Learn more
Interventions for Vulnerable Youth (IVY) Project
IVY is a specialist psychological and social work service which conducts risk assessment, formulation and management for high-risk young people aged 12-18.Learn more
Kibble Safe Centre provides a safe, secure and supportive environment to help young people through a period of crisis.Learn more
Early years services
Arran Villa is a children’s residential care house set in the heart of the North Ayrshire community.Learn more
Specialist Intervention Services
Our Specialist Intervention Services (SIS) team provides psychological assessment and therapeutic support for young people at Kibble.Learn more
Kibble’s Community Services provide accommodation for young people, aged between 16 and 21 in the heart of the community.Learn more
Intensive Fostering Services
Kibble’s fostering service provides safe, loving homes for children and young people aged five+ who are unable to live with their birth families.Learn more
Spotlight on: Forest View - a thriving primary school & children’s residential care home in the heart of LochwinnochLearn more
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Senior Funding Development Officer, Angela is part of the team who sources funding to support the range of projects going on at Kibble. One week she will be working on an arts project for young people and the next, it will be therapeutic animal interaction.
Neil shares his Kibble career journey, from starting on student placement to becoming a Director within the Executive Team and Head of Community Services. He is proud to be part of an organisation that is at the forefront of developments in supporting children at risk in Scotland.
We are one of Scotland’s oldest charities, and today a leading social enterprise.