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About Membership

As the national network for improving children's lives, our diverse and active membership is essential to achieving our vision, that all children have an equal chance to flourish.

We have over 550 organisations and individuals in membership, from schools, charities and nurseries to NHS Boards, local authorities and community interest groups. By bringing such a variety of skills and experiences together, we can use our influence to push for real change in Scottish policy, practice and culture.

Visit the pages to the right to find out more about the many benefits of becoming a Children in Scotland member, learn more about who are members are and what they do, and the various ways that we come together as a strong network of experts to improve children's lives.

Our members say...

'Membership of Children in Scotland is very important in connecting policy priorities to a wider network of professionals within the children’s sector to help enact positive change for people with learning disabilities' - Kenneth Fleming, Scottish Commission for Learning Disability

'Membership is so valuable to us as an organisation. We know we are part of a wider community of people working to make a difference to children across Scotland and we benefit enormously from the expertise of the training team' - Joanna McCreadie, Seamab

'It’s good to be part of a network of children and youth organisations dedicated to helping young people. It offers great opportunities to share good practice, learn from and inspire one another, and to aim higher for those we are championing' - Denise King, Girlguiding Scotland

Guide to membership

View a full list of benefits and learn more about joining us in membership.

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Member forums

The Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum and Voices Forum offer chances to influence and learn

Read about our member forums

Meet the team

Our membership team is on hand to answer your questions and ensure that members get the most out of our offer.

View our profiles

About our members

Find out more about our diverse membership, and what they value most about being part of our network.

Read about our members

Free member events

Find out what free training opportunities are coming up for our members across Scotland.

View our member event listings


Members can use our magazine as a platform for their work and perspective on important issues.

View a sample of our magazine