Welcome to the CHIP website

CHIP (Children in the Highlands Information Point) offers information, support and advice to the families and carers of children and young people with additional support needs, and to professionals who work with them. Based in Inverness, CHIP offers a friendly, free and confidential service throughout Highland region.

CHIP is a registered charity and has four staff and a team of Directors who represent parent/carers and representatives of partner organisations.


Our Vision & Mission Statement

People in Highland receive the information and support they need to enable every child and young person to feel valued and realise their potential.

We will achieve our Vision by:

  • Working both with and for Highland carers of children and young people facing challenges;
  • Providing reliable, free and confidential information to young people, families and professionals;
  • Offering advice and support, both emotional and practical, to young people and families when needed;
  • Sharing and disseminating relevant information with young people, families, professionals and policy makers.

Opening Hours:

Day Morning Hours Afternoon Hours
Monday - Thursday 9.30am  - 12.30pm 1.30pm - 4.00pm
Tuesday Closed 1.30pm - 4.00pm
Wednesday - Thursday 9.30am  - 12.30pm 1.30pm - 4.00pm
Friday 9.30am  - 12.30pm Closed
Saturday - Sunday Closed Closed

            

We can be contacted by phone, email, post, the 'contact us' page on the website, or alternatively by dropping into our office located at: The Birnie Centre, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, IV2 3UJ.     Click on the link for directions on Google Maps  

News Headlines
Wednesday, July 4th 2018

Highland Transitions Fayre 2018

 The Highland Transitions Fayre 2018 is coming soon for young people aged 14 or over who are planning on leaving school or have already left and are deciding their next move. Full details on the poster, below.  Poster Full Story...
Thursday, June 28th 2018

Wild Things! summer camp

 Wild things! is an award winning environmental education charity based in Findhorn on the Moray Firth. They provide inspiring wilderness, nature based, and outdoor learning experiences for all ages and abilities and  have courses and activities suitable ... Full Story...
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  • Registered Office: Birnie Development Centre, Raigmore Hospital, Inverness IV2 3UJ Scotland
  • Tel: 01463711189
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Scottish Charity Register - SC024835CHIP+ is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO), SC024835, regulated by the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR)