Haven Centre Inverness

The Haven Centre

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

About Us

The Elsie Normington Foundation has 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


Andrews story

Haven suites have been welcoming young people through its doors since October here is Andrews story. Andrew was invited to visit the Haven Centre with

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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.

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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