Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to the questions most frequently asked. If you don’t find the answer to your question here please contact us.

Is the Notre Dame Centre open to everyone?

Yes, the Centre provides support to children, young people and families from all walks of life and all faiths and none. Our age range is normally preschool-18 years.

How do you refer someone?

Most referrals come from education, health and social work departments. A system is in place which allows each of these agencies to refer their clients to the Centre. Detailed information for each of the agencies can be obtained from 0141 339 2366 or by e-mailing

Where can you obtain a referral form?

See referrals page.

How much does it cost?

The Centre operates as a not for profit organisation. All our charges are simply to meet running costs. The cost will change according to the intensity and length of treatment. Individual costs are contained within each treatment package. Further information can be obtained from 0141 339 2366 or by e-mailing

Do you undertake private work?

Yes, it is possible occasionally for private clients to come to the Centre. Contact the Centre on 0141 339 2366 or e-mail if you would like to discuss this option.

How long do you have to wait for an appointment?

Once funding has been agreed with the referring agency we would hope normally to offer an appointment within 12-16 weeks. However due to demand this may be longer.

Are travel expenses payable?

In certain circumstances it is possible for travel expenses to be refunded. This is usually discussed with the client during their first appointment.

Do you have to travel to the Centre for treatment?

Yes all work is done at the centre. However occasionally staff travel outwith the centre to multidisciplinary meetings as required.

Are parents/carers involved in the treatment?

Yes, appointments are arranged with the child/young person in parallel with their parent/carer.