SCMA Helpline

Childminders, parents and carers can call our Helpline with any question relating to childminding in Scotland. If you have a query, don’t hesitate to pick up the phone to our friendly team – no question is too small!

Tel 01786 449063

Lines are open Monday to Friday, 10am – 4pm.


NEW for 2020: Health Assured Wellbeing and Counselling Service

SCMA members can now access free and confidential telephone counselling to support personal and emotional wellbeing.   This is available 24/7, 365 days of the year.
For further information or to access the service, please login to the Membership Dashboard.


Legal Advice Line

SCMA members have access to free legal support from a firm of solicitors with expertise in childminding matters. The service provides professional advice on any legal problem that arises from the member’s childminding duties. The service can be accessed as many times as you need. Please call the SCMA Helpline on 01786 449063 (Monday to Friday, 10am – 4pm) for more information and contact details.