Common Thread
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Welcome to The Common Thread Group

At Common Thread we listen to the needs of the sector and care about developing the kind of services being asked for.

This website will provide you with a clear and concise insight into what Common Thread can provide, the work we do and our unwavering focus in meeting the needs of young people who we look after.

As with all things we do, the fundamental driving force, is better outcomes for the children we are privileged to have stay with us.

Come watch our Common Thread Overview video Here...

Our Environments and our people


This house is a large newly renovated farmhouse, within easy reach of Glasgow.


This cottage is situated near Lanark on the edge of the Moffat Hills in a beautiful rural environment.

Lockerbie South

Rural location, stunning countryside views, peace and tranquility, yet close to Dumfries and Lockerbie


Our house near Lockerbie is a small, traditional farm cottage in a remote location, which offers young people a real sense of space and the opportunity to reflect.


This house is a larger family home located on the outskirts of Dalbeattie. It is very integrated into the local community and offers up to three places to young people.

Thornhill South

This cottage provides a wonderfully warm and healing environment and is situated near the heart of the Buccleuch Estates in Dumfries and Galloway.


This house is situated in a wonderfully rural location surrounded by farmland and mature woods. This superb period cottage can happily accommodate two young people.


Situated only 20 mins from the middle of Edinburgh and yet is still located in a quiet rural location. It can accommodate 3 young people.


Situated on the hillside overlooking the stunning Loch Lomond and provides a tranquil setting for our young people to enjoy.


Another house with yet more stunning views this time over Bunachton Loch and the hills beyond truly a healing place to be!


A lovely farmhouse near the rural village of Arnprior, Stirling. Quiet and peaceful, yet close to town.

News and Events

Common Thread Group to attend National Conference

On 2nd, 3rd and 4th November 2016


Celebrate and Appreciate Evening 2016

Common Thread is hugely appreciative of the commitment its staff offers...


Common Thread Schools raise £80 for MacMillan Cancer Support

Coffee and Cake


Common Thread Employee supports Syrian Refugees - Can You Help?

When not supporting the children and young people looked after by Common Thread in Dumfries and Galloway....