Investment theme: Building skills and confidence
To pay for professional counselling sessions for women suffering from post-natal depression.
Amount awarded: £2000
Funding is required to purchase professional counselling for 5 mothers living in the Renfrewshire area. Each mother will be able to access 10 individual counselling sessions delivered through another local organisation. This service will be compliment the listening ear provided by volunteers and the peer support available in the group sessions. The provision would meet the needs of mothers most in need of professional help. One of the two volunteers is currently undertaking a diploma in counselling at Strathclyde University which will provide sustainability in the longer period.