Specialist residential care and education for children and young people. Registered by Care Inspectorate

Maben House 

Maben House is purpose built with a separate specialist nurture based primary education facility adjacent to the main house and offers an individually tailored full time programme.

Set in an idyllic location on the outskirts of Lochmaben, Maben House offers an excellent homely environment for a young person coming to terms with their life. Here the young people’s abilities are developed through a patient, individualistic approach that makes full use of existing skills and offers new experiences to widen and complement the horizons of all the young people in our care.


Maben House can accommodate;

  • 10 young people
  • Aged 5 – 16 years on admission
  • Boys and Girls

Closeburn House 

An impressive country house, Closeburn House provides an exceptional “living and learning” educational and social environment, where each young person enjoys the opportunity to develop their potential to the full, through a comprehensive care and educational package, tailored to meet the needs of the individual. A structured yet nurturing environment where negatives are positively challenged is offered, with opportunities for positive change and where young people are encouraged to appreciate their self-worth.

Closeburn House can accommodate;

  • 11 young people
  • Aged 10 – 16 years on admission
  • Boys and Girls

We provide a respite service at “The Cottage”, a separate facility set in the grounds of Closeburn House. This is a 3 bedroom cottage set in landscaped gardens and available for those who need a period of “time out/space” from a current placement or family home. Education packages can be provided with planned respite, in collaboration with the teaching staff at Closeburn House.

Holistic Childcare and Education