Haven Centre Inverness


Scotland’s first multi-purpose centre for children and
young people with severe learning disabilities.

The Haven Centre

The Elsie Normington Foundation has to developed a specialist multi-purpose facility in Inverness called the Haven Centre for children and young people up to the age of 30 with multiple and severe learning disabilities.

The centre provides support to people across the Highlands and is the first fully integrated facility of its kind in Scotland.

The Haven Appeal

The Elsie Normington Foundation has built a specialist play centre, respite wing and a community coffee shop for children and young adults with learning disabilities in Inverness. To help with the ongoing operations and projects at the Haven Centre we need your support

Young people need relevant facilities and services while parents need to be supported appropriately in their caring role. There are 1679 children with additional needs in school and 722 children who are registered disabled in Highland.


Latest News


Haven Centre Opening!

Hundreds of flag-waving cheering children lined an Inverness road to herald the grand opening of a pioneering centre for young people with complex needs. The

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Haven Centre Key Handover

The following news article and images appeared in the Inverness Courier on 05 June 2023: It began as one mother’s dream after witnessing the isolation

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Thanksgiving Concert

Our Thanksgiving Concert was a huge success. Thank you to everyone who attended this special evening! We raised the fantastic amount of £11,000. Huge thanks

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To donate £5 text

Haven001 to 70970

To donate £10 text

Haven001 to 70191

Donate to the Haven Centre today and play your part in creating smiles on the faces of the

children and young people who deserve our help.


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Donation Total: £30.00

If you would like to donate on a regular basis, click here download our standing order form. Thank you for choosing to donate to the Haven Centre!

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