APNA Project

Frequently asked questions

Q. How do I get my child referred to Apna project to access its services?

A. All the services provided by the project are for children and young people with minor to severe disabilities aged between 0 to 25 years old, living in Glasgow City. Anyone can refer a child to the project to access its service. Children are offered appropriate services according to their individual needs. The home care service is funded by Glasgow city council and therefore referral to this service must come from the social work department to carry out an assessment and to secure funding.

Q. What are the charges for using the services?

A. There is a fee of £5.00 per child and young person per session for After School Club, spring and winter Play-schemes. All the other service charges are applied when a referral has been accepted .

Q. At what age do you accept a referral?

A. Home care service is for children and young people aged from 0 to 25 years old. The After School Club, Play-schemes, Social Inclusion and One-to-One support are for children and young people who are between 5 to 19 years old.

Q. How can I find out more about becoming a volunteer for the Barnardo’s Apna Project?

A. Please contact the project or go to Barnardo’s website where you can register yourself for voluntary roles at the project. A project worker will then contact you to have a chat about the project and the opportunities available to you.