Elsie Normington Foundation

The construction of the much-anticipated Haven Centre has now begun in Inverness. Principal contractors, Compass Building and Construction Services who have been appointed to lead the £4.1 million project, expect the build to last approximately 12 months. When complete, the Haven Centre will comprise three two-bedroom respite flats for young adults up to the age […]

Supporters of a pioneering project to develop a centre for young people with learning disabilities and complex needs enjoyed afternoon tea and tunes while raising £2200. The sell-out event for the Haven Appeal was held at the Beaufort Hotel in Inverness on Saturday 20 November 2021. Entertainment included the Elizabeth Fraser School of Highland Dancers […]

Read the full artical: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/highlands/2786344/elsie-normington/?fbclid=IwAR3PDuHqQkCSrQQfLm8-6p_M8upX1d2VCymkpjzn9ReBgUWi9SQ21bq1gL0

Read the full article at https://www.inverness-courier.co.uk/news/project-wins-lotto-205403/

The Highland Council recently granted planning permission for the Haven Centre!  Elsie Normington, our Founder and Chairperson, said:  “We are delighted that after the official launch of our plans in February 2017, the planning department has now given its full permission for this important site development.  Our charity is now in a stronger position as we progress […]

The Haven Appeal is inviting the public to take up the Haven 200 Challenge to raise at least £200 whether as an individual or group effort. https://www.inverness-courier.co.uk/News/Will-you-take-up-the-Haven-200-Challenge-30032018.htm      

Thanks to the Snowman Rally for supporting the Haven Appeal. We raised £2,214 as a result!

Many tributes have been paid to Graham Cooper, who was, until recently, treasurer of the Elsie Normington Foundation. Illness forced Graham to stand down a couple of months ago. Graham was 74 when he died on 10 February after an illness he bore for 6 years (pulmonary fibrosis). Graham is survived by his wife Moira […]

An ambitious appeal to create a purpose-built centre for children and young people with multiple and complex needs has received a £500 boost from the Inverness Courier’s award-winning editorial team. The paper selected the Haven Appeal as the charity to benefit from the prize money after being named Newspaper of the Year at the annual […]

A big thank you Jill for doing this interview with Jason