Support for People Abused in Care

MindMosaic works in partnership with Future Pathways to support people who have experienced *abuse while in care in Scotland.

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Future Pathways supports people who experienced abuse or neglect as a child in care in Scotland. We can arrange and pay for support to help you find your own pathway to a positive future.

Who Can Apply?

Future Pathways is open to you if you experienced abuse or neglect in are, or you expereince in care has had a lasting negative impact on you as an adult.

'In Care' means:

  • Residential Care (for example, children's home, orphanage, young persons unit)

  • Boarding school (state, private, independent)

  • Foster care

  • Young Offenders Institution

  • Having a long term stay in hospital

What support is available?

Everyone's different, so your support is built around you, and whats important in your life.

The types of support you could get include:

  • counselling

  • psychological trauma support

  • help to find records

  • access to education

  • support to find work

  • activities in your local community

  • health and well being activities

You may also be able to purchase one-off items through Future Pathways to help you achieve a better quality of life.

How does it work?

You'll meet with a Support Co-ordinator to talk about whats important to you.

You might have a clear idea about the type of support you need - or you might need a bit of help getting to that place.

Your support Co-ordinator can help you think about how Future Pathways could support you. Then together, you'll agree and set up your support.

If you would like to find out more, please contact Future Pathways on,

Telephone - 0808 164 2005

Email -

Website -

You can also as a friend or family members to contact Future Pathways on your behalf.

*The Scottish Government definition of abuse in this context is defined as: "Physical, Emotional or Sexual"