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Embedding the principles of The Promise

...links between various policy areas including poverty, mental health, employability, housing, and family support. We also need high quality and accessible services for children, young people and families, with statutory partners and the third...


Looking to upskill your staff? Discover how commissioned training is helping charities across Scotland

...social and practical support for children and young people with cancer, as well as their family and friends. Click here for more information: teamjak.org.uk Click here to find out more about commissioned training:...


Life in Scotland for LGBT Young People: Rural Report

...went, and I hardly looked back. Overtime I established myself, came out and set up my own ‘urban family’. But as I get older, I look back at the picture-perfect town and think about how nice it would be to live there as an adult. We know from...


Looking to the future with Changing our World

...children regardless of disability, health condition, form of education (home or school), size of family, or any factor outwith their control Climate change will be a thing of the past Children will learn about what they enjoy and care about, be...


“In a small country where people are well connected, adaptable and aspirational, great changes are possible”

...that health and justice have come into the same space, which should mean that children and other family members experience a much more seamless and sympathetic all-round service. Being able to record video interviews to a consistently high...


family lives today: where’s the harm?

... From batteries to bath seats, why it pays to be aware of potential hazards in family life Unintentional injury is a major cause of death and one of the most common causes of hospital admissions for children in Scotland. Ahead of this year's...


family voices ‘should shape policy' on food, learning and holidays

... family voices ‘should shape policy' on food, learning and holidays In a letter published in the Herald newspaper today, our Chief Executive Jackie Brock responded to a call by the Scottish Conservatives that schools should stay open as...

Education Families Food Jackie Brock News Policy Scottish Government Scottish Parliament Westminster

Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level

... Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level 8 September 2021 Children in Scotland has responded to yesterday’s publication of the Programme for...

childcare Children's rights environment equality family support programme for government Wellbeing

New film shares learning from early years family support partnership project

... New film shares learning from early years family support partnership project 8 December 2020 A new film about the learning and recommendations that emerged from Children in Scotland’s Open Kindergartens early years family support project is...

Early years early years policy family family centres family support Midlothian Nordic Norway open kindergartens Parenting across Scotland University of Stirling young children

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...Programme for Government:  Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty 3 September 2020 Children in Scotland has responded to Tuesday’s publication of the Programme for...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

25 and Up: In the wake of Covid-19, our call to boost family incomes using social security powers is more urgent than ever

... 25 and Up: In the wake of the pandemic, our call to boost family incomes is more urgent than ever 3 June 2020 Launching a new series revisiting our 25 Calls, John Dickie, co-author of Call 15, argues that the Scottish Government’s child...

25 and Up 25 calls child poverty family family support Inequality Poverty

25 Calls response: In parental disputes, let’s support all family members – mums, dads and children

... In parental disputes, let’s support all family members – mums, dads and children Responding to Call 21, Ian Maxwell says changing the culture of dispute resolution will rely on Scottish Government family law reforms being shaped by the...

25 calls

25 Calls response: If we want to tackle food insecurity, we need to get serious about family support in our communities

... 25 Calls response: If we want to tackle food insecurity, we need to get serious about family support in our communities 11 March 2019 Neil Orr, an Associate with Children in Scotland, responds to Call 18 of our 25 Calls campaign. Call 18:...


family ties

...to welcoming refugees but it can go further in helping unaccompanied children to find a new family life, writes Carolyn Housman For a country such as the United States, the so-called leader of the free world, to generate images of frightened...


Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum Elections 2023: a member's reflections

...on supporting young people with Additional Support Needs in Education; and, more recently, on family Support, including the Whole family Wellbeing Fund. The Forum is made up of 30 members working across different areas of the children’s...


Sustainable funding for the third sector and action on a wellbeing economy: our calls following Programme for Government announcement

...In recent months, we have seen organisations, that provide essential relationship-based family support and play a crucial role in children’s services planning and delivery, forced to close their doors or reduce services because of...


Investment in the public sector and a wellbeing economy: our Programme for Government calls

...activity and spending, recognises the vital role the third sector plays in delivering crucial family support services, and delivers concrete steps towards a more rights-based economy that has wellbeing as a focus. In April this year, the First...


And so the work begins - teachers reflect on the first week of term

...with their shiny, flashing school shoes, perfectly groomed hair and apprehensive, emotional family members. After hugs and waving goodbye, we got to work placing school bags on each child’s personalised peg. First came register, name games...


Promoting positive change: young people give their views on the effects of alcohol marketing in Scotland

...children and young people’s choices are more influenced by the drinking attitudes of friends and family members than by advertising. Other young people said that drinking alcohol to excess was part of the culture in Scotland, and they hoped that...


Creating quality assessments: The benefits of values-based approaches for reporting on relationships

...the author Sandra Strathie is a published author on attunement in practice for family work and educational development. Click here for more The Children in Scotland Podcast Explore previous episodes...


Celebrating our successes at 30 

...been a small network of voluntary children’s organisations, known as the Scottish Child and family Alliance. At that time, children were facing huge social change, with a new emphasis on the rights and freedoms of children, brought forward...


The future of football is in your hands

...young people who play a part. Whether it is going along to watch your team with your friends or family or pulling on the boots yourself and getting involved, The Scottish FA (click here for more) believes we have a special sport that young...


One step at a time

...Time to Talk Next Steps has shown that they can be approached in a way that works for the whole family. Thank you to every young person and family we have worked with for letting us into your lives. Huge appreciation goes to our Associates (you...


Q&A with Kara Brown: “There’s still stigma surrounding mental health, but it’s getting better”

...musician Scott Hutchison, founding member and songwriter of the band Frightened Rabbit. Scott’s family set up the charity after he died by suicide at the age of 36 in May 2018. Following Scott’s death, the family really wanted to do something...


Shetland childcare provider wins small business of the year accolade

...Scotland and the UK, with more people realising its fundamental contribution to communities, family life and equality. Alongside welcoming this shift in societal attitudes, she has high hopes for what the centre can achieve in 2021. “It...

access to childcare fund business childcare community family funding resilience shetland

All local services providing childcare or play for children and young people need to be ‘here to stay’: funded on a long-term, secure basis, major four-year project finds

...and Nurture, Glasgow East) was set up in 2016 to create a sustainable childcare model with family and community involvement at its core. Work on the project involved gathering the views of children, parents and local services; setting up a...

CHANGE childcare childminders community family Hub local services out of school care play practitioners services

From Drumchapel macaroni to white bread myths: what I’ve learned from four years of Food, Families, Futures

...addressed a major societal issue Click to find out more Food, fun and family learning Shelagh Young's independent review of FFF looks at the project's impact and successes Click to download the...

community family Food food insecurity Inequality Poverty

Why our third sector deserves first class support

...Vicky Wan explains why we want to support organisations to become equal partners in Children and family Services – and be ready to respond to any future crisis In her recent blog (click to read), our Head of External Affairs Jacqueline Cassidy...

Children Covid-19 crisis emergency family services Support third sector

The family food shop in an ideal world

... Magazine / News: New research explores the costs of a choice-led, nutritious family shop Posted 18 January, 2023 by Nina Joynson Families Food food insecurity free school...

Families Food food insecurity free school meals Health nutrition Scottish Child Payment

Funding to help transform family support

... Magazine / News: Funding to help transform family support Posted 12 July, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond. Image: Children's artwork. care Care Review the Promise The Scottish Government has released funding...

care Care Review the Promise

Report highlights success of family support programme

... Magazine / News: Report highlights success of family support programme Posted 24 May, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond. Image provided by Scottish Government. Health parenting The family Nurse Partnership programme has been recognised by the...

Health parenting

Call 21: Invest in relationship-based whole-family support

... Call 21: Invest in relationship-based whole-family support By Clare Simpson The Scottish Government’s recent commitment to incorporate the principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scottish law is...


David Yule

...in local and national decision-making. Outside of work David spends time with friends and family, cooking or...

yule

Insight - Issue 1

...on the plight of refugee families SallyAnn Kelly responding to the announcement of the Whole family Wellbeing Fund Graham Goulden urging investment in quality relationships with boys to ensure they grow up to be respectful men Nourish...


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...well-loved JoJo & Gran Gran, the first animated series to centre on a Black British family, and is the series’ associate producer. Her bestselling children’s book, My Skin, Your Skin, illustrated by Onyinye Iwu, explores race...


Our history

...in 1983 as a small network of voluntary children’s organisations, the Scottish Child and family Alliance (SCAFA) was an early iteration of the organisation into which Children in Scotland would evolve. Seconded to SCAFA from the...


Animation project shares experiences of the legal system
animation Children law young people

Caroline Christison

...Caroline is also a trained mediator. Outside of work, Caroline enjoys spending time with family and friends, with a love of sea swimming and long walks with her two border...

christison

New report explores poverty and the care system

...care system, and with a “sudden, significant, and often unexpected reduction in income” when family-related benefits are withdrawn, parents can be pushed into debt and even homelessness, according to the report, further reducing their ability...

care system Children Poverty research

New resources to support school attendance

...as schools return Posted 17.08.23 by Alice Hinds Attainment Education family support schools Scottish Schools Teachers, families, parents and carers can now access a range of free resources to support...

Attainment Education family support schools Scottish Schools

Free cycling events for families

...all of which can be enjoyed for free: Tollcross, Saturday 5 August Open from 11am until 5pm, this family-friendly event has activities for all ages and abilities, including Play Together on Pedals (click here for more) sessions for pre-school...

cycling Cycling Scotland events health and wellbeing

Gifts in Wills

...find a solicitor via the Law Society of Scotland directory  Once you have made consideration for family and friends, you may wish to also consider a legacy gift to our charity, which we will use to continue our vital work for years to...


Young people united through street art

...18 months and seeing them learn and develop their artistic flare is inspiring. Sign-writing is my family business and sharing some of what we do and approach with the young people is incredible. The challenges they face are harsh and it’s...

art care care experienced people creativity

Sophie Ward

...and the National Trust for Scotland. Outside of work, Sophie enjoys spending time with her family, fair-weather running and playing...

ward

Investment for new Bairns’ Hoose test sites

...settings, including police, social workers, doctors and nurses. Sometimes this happens without a family member or loved present, adding to the trauma of being a victim or witness of crime. Implemented as a key action from The Promise (click here...

child-led Children's rights the Promise youth justice

Mental Health Conference 2023 Hub

...Services Manager – North Lanarkshire, ‘Changing lives, challenging poverty: improving family wellbeing and children’s mental health’ Toolkit of engagement ideas for children and young people Workshop 4 – Multi-Cultural family...


Foster Care Fortnight: foster carers' essential work

...foster carer, where appropriate and possible. If a suitable home cannot be found for the whole family, siblings must be placed in foster care near to each other, and local authorities must also actively promote direct contact between...

care care experienced people foster care the Promise

Education costs families hundreds per year, study finds

...content News: New research explores the costs of a choice-led, nutritious family shop January 18 2023 Research reveals young people's support for extending free school meals and reducing stigma March 7 2023 Ensuring no...

cost of living Education free school meals School

New funding announced to improve childcare

...Trust, the funding is targeted at families on the lowest incomes, specifically the six priority family types identified in the Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan – lone parent families, minority ethnic families, families with a disabled...

childcare childcare expansion out of school care School

Social history project captures LGBTQ+ voices

...generations to learn from, share and enjoy. Over the next three years, experiences of work, family, health, education and community will be documented through film, photography, audio and text, then shared through a national digital...

communities equality LGBT young people

Alice Hinds

...has a City & Guilds qualification in floristry, and often designs bouquets for friends and family...

hinds

Young people invited to be anti-poverty Ambassadors

...be between 16 and 25 years old, and don’t need to have experience of growing up in a low income family – but young people who do are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be able to commit to the role for a year, and are compensated for their...

child poverty Poverty rights young people

Children's Mental Health Conference May 2023

...Mindroom Centre 13:50 - 14:45 Workshop 4 Diline Abushaban & Hanna Kearns, Multi-Cultural family Base 14:50 - 15:45 Workshop 5 Catherine Murphy, Engender 15:45 - 16:00 Keynote 2 Sohini Petrie, Founder of Harikoa, Leadership and...


Undergrad students to receive more financial support

...responds to the specific challenges this group can face. For many Care Experienced people without family to rely on for support during their studies, they can face greater barriers in realising their lifelong right to education." Related...

care experience funding higher education Scottish Government Undergraduates

Listening to young people with separated parents

...separation Posted 5 April 2022, by Jennifer Drummond children and young people family family support parenting separation Ian Maxwell (pictured) highlights the findings of new research into the...

children and young people family family support parenting separation


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Embedding the principles of The Promise

...links between various policy areas including poverty, mental health, employability, housing, and family support. We also need high quality and accessible services for children, young people and families, with statutory partners and the third...


Looking to upskill your staff? Discover how commissioned training is helping charities across Scotland

...social and practical support for children and young people with cancer, as well as their family and friends. Click here for more information: teamjak.org.uk Click here to find out more about commissioned training:...


Life in Scotland for LGBT Young People: Rural Report

...went, and I hardly looked back. Overtime I established myself, came out and set up my own ‘urban family’. But as I get older, I look back at the picture-perfect town and think about how nice it would be to live there as an adult. We know from...


Looking to the future with Changing our World

...children regardless of disability, health condition, form of education (home or school), size of family, or any factor outwith their control Climate change will be a thing of the past Children will learn about what they enjoy and care about, be...


“In a small country where people are well connected, adaptable and aspirational, great changes are possible”

...that health and justice have come into the same space, which should mean that children and other family members experience a much more seamless and sympathetic all-round service. Being able to record video interviews to a consistently high...


family lives today: where’s the harm?

... From batteries to bath seats, why it pays to be aware of potential hazards in family life Unintentional injury is a major cause of death and one of the most common causes of hospital admissions for children in Scotland. Ahead of this year's...


family voices ‘should shape policy' on food, learning and holidays

... family voices ‘should shape policy' on food, learning and holidays In a letter published in the Herald newspaper today, our Chief Executive Jackie Brock responded to a call by the Scottish Conservatives that schools should stay open as...

Education Families Food Jackie Brock News Policy Scottish Government Scottish Parliament Westminster

Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level

... Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level 8 September 2021 Children in Scotland has responded to yesterday’s publication of the Programme for...

childcare Children's rights environment equality family support programme for government Wellbeing

New film shares learning from early years family support partnership project

... New film shares learning from early years family support partnership project 8 December 2020 A new film about the learning and recommendations that emerged from Children in Scotland’s Open Kindergartens early years family support project is...

Early years early years policy family family centres family support Midlothian Nordic Norway open kindergartens Parenting across Scotland University of Stirling young children

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...Programme for Government:  Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty 3 September 2020 Children in Scotland has responded to Tuesday’s publication of the Programme for...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

25 and Up: In the wake of Covid-19, our call to boost family incomes using social security powers is more urgent than ever

... 25 and Up: In the wake of the pandemic, our call to boost family incomes is more urgent than ever 3 June 2020 Launching a new series revisiting our 25 Calls, John Dickie, co-author of Call 15, argues that the Scottish Government’s child...

25 and Up 25 calls child poverty family family support Inequality Poverty

25 Calls response: In parental disputes, let’s support all family members – mums, dads and children

... In parental disputes, let’s support all family members – mums, dads and children Responding to Call 21, Ian Maxwell says changing the culture of dispute resolution will rely on Scottish Government family law reforms being shaped by the...

25 calls

25 Calls response: If we want to tackle food insecurity, we need to get serious about family support in our communities

... 25 Calls response: If we want to tackle food insecurity, we need to get serious about family support in our communities 11 March 2019 Neil Orr, an Associate with Children in Scotland, responds to Call 18 of our 25 Calls campaign. Call 18:...


Children's Sector Strategic and Policy Forum Elections 2023: a member's reflections

...on supporting young people with Additional Support Needs in Education; and, more recently, on family Support, including the Whole family Wellbeing Fund. The Forum is made up of 30 members working across different areas of the children’s...


Sustainable funding for the third sector and action on a wellbeing economy: our calls following Programme for Government announcement

...In recent months, we have seen organisations, that provide essential relationship-based family support and play a crucial role in children’s services planning and delivery, forced to close their doors or reduce services because of...


Investment in the public sector and a wellbeing economy: our Programme for Government calls

...activity and spending, recognises the vital role the third sector plays in delivering crucial family support services, and delivers concrete steps towards a more rights-based economy that has wellbeing as a focus. In April this year, the First...


And so the work begins - teachers reflect on the first week of term

...with their shiny, flashing school shoes, perfectly groomed hair and apprehensive, emotional family members. After hugs and waving goodbye, we got to work placing school bags on each child’s personalised peg. First came register, name games...


Promoting positive change: young people give their views on the effects of alcohol marketing in Scotland

...children and young people’s choices are more influenced by the drinking attitudes of friends and family members than by advertising. Other young people said that drinking alcohol to excess was part of the culture in Scotland, and they hoped that...


Creating quality assessments: The benefits of values-based approaches for reporting on relationships

...the author Sandra Strathie is a published author on attunement in practice for family work and educational development. Click here for more The Children in Scotland Podcast Explore previous episodes...


Celebrating our successes at 30 

...been a small network of voluntary children’s organisations, known as the Scottish Child and family Alliance. At that time, children were facing huge social change, with a new emphasis on the rights and freedoms of children, brought forward...


The future of football is in your hands

...young people who play a part. Whether it is going along to watch your team with your friends or family or pulling on the boots yourself and getting involved, The Scottish FA (click here for more) believes we have a special sport that young...


One step at a time

...Time to Talk Next Steps has shown that they can be approached in a way that works for the whole family. Thank you to every young person and family we have worked with for letting us into your lives. Huge appreciation goes to our Associates (you...


Q&A with Kara Brown: “There’s still stigma surrounding mental health, but it’s getting better”

...musician Scott Hutchison, founding member and songwriter of the band Frightened Rabbit. Scott’s family set up the charity after he died by suicide at the age of 36 in May 2018. Following Scott’s death, the family really wanted to do something...


Shetland childcare provider wins small business of the year accolade

...Scotland and the UK, with more people realising its fundamental contribution to communities, family life and equality. Alongside welcoming this shift in societal attitudes, she has high hopes for what the centre can achieve in 2021. “It...

access to childcare fund business childcare community family funding resilience shetland

All local services providing childcare or play for children and young people need to be ‘here to stay’: funded on a long-term, secure basis, major four-year project finds

...and Nurture, Glasgow East) was set up in 2016 to create a sustainable childcare model with family and community involvement at its core. Work on the project involved gathering the views of children, parents and local services; setting up a...

CHANGE childcare childminders community family Hub local services out of school care play practitioners services

From Drumchapel macaroni to white bread myths: what I’ve learned from four years of Food, Families, Futures

...addressed a major societal issue Click to find out more Food, fun and family learning Shelagh Young's independent review of FFF looks at the project's impact and successes Click to download the...

community family Food food insecurity Inequality Poverty

Why our third sector deserves first class support

...Vicky Wan explains why we want to support organisations to become equal partners in Children and family Services – and be ready to respond to any future crisis In her recent blog (click to read), our Head of External Affairs Jacqueline Cassidy...

Children Covid-19 crisis emergency family services Support third sector


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David Yule

...in local and national decision-making. Outside of work David spends time with friends and family, cooking or...

yule

Caroline Christison

...Caroline is also a trained mediator. Outside of work, Caroline enjoys spending time with family and friends, with a love of sea swimming and long walks with her two border...

christison

Sophie Ward

...and the National Trust for Scotland. Outside of work, Sophie enjoys spending time with her family, fair-weather running and playing...

ward

Alice Hinds

...has a City & Guilds qualification in floristry, and often designs bouquets for friends and family...

hinds


Children in Scotland's Early Years Conference 2023 Hub

...well-loved JoJo & Gran Gran, the first animated series to centre on a Black British family, and is the series’ associate producer. Her bestselling children’s book, My Skin, Your Skin, illustrated by Onyinye Iwu, explores race...


Our history

...in 1983 as a small network of voluntary children’s organisations, the Scottish Child and family Alliance (SCAFA) was an early iteration of the organisation into which Children in Scotland would evolve. Seconded to SCAFA from the...


Gifts in Wills

...find a solicitor via the Law Society of Scotland directory  Once you have made consideration for family and friends, you may wish to also consider a legacy gift to our charity, which we will use to continue our vital work for years to...


Mental Health Conference 2023 Hub

...Services Manager – North Lanarkshire, ‘Changing lives, challenging poverty: improving family wellbeing and children’s mental health’ Toolkit of engagement ideas for children and young people Workshop 4 – Multi-Cultural family...


Children's Mental Health Conference May 2023

...Mindroom Centre 13:50 - 14:45 Workshop 4 Diline Abushaban & Hanna Kearns, Multi-Cultural family Base 14:50 - 15:45 Workshop 5 Catherine Murphy, Engender 15:45 - 16:00 Keynote 2 Sohini Petrie, Founder of Harikoa, Leadership and...



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family ties
post

...to welcoming refugees but it can go further in helping unaccompanied children to find a new family life, writes Carolyn Housman For a country such as the United States, the so-called leader of the free world, to generate images of frightened...


The family food shop in an ideal world
post

... Magazine / News: New research explores the costs of a choice-led, nutritious family shop Posted 18 January, 2023 by Nina Joynson Families Food food insecurity free school...

Families Food food insecurity free school meals Health nutrition Scottish Child Payment

Funding to help transform family support
post

... Magazine / News: Funding to help transform family support Posted 12 July, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond. Image: Children's artwork. care Care Review the Promise The Scottish Government has released funding...

care Care Review the Promise

Report highlights success of family support programme
post

... Magazine / News: Report highlights success of family support programme Posted 24 May, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond. Image provided by Scottish Government. Health parenting The family Nurse Partnership programme has been recognised by the...

Health parenting

Call 21: Invest in relationship-based whole-family support
post

... Call 21: Invest in relationship-based whole-family support By Clare Simpson The Scottish Government’s recent commitment to incorporate the principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scottish law is...


Insight - Issue 1
post

...on the plight of refugee families SallyAnn Kelly responding to the announcement of the Whole family Wellbeing Fund Graham Goulden urging investment in quality relationships with boys to ensure they grow up to be respectful men Nourish...


Animation project shares experiences of the legal system
postanimation Children law young people

New report explores poverty and the care system
post

...care system, and with a “sudden, significant, and often unexpected reduction in income” when family-related benefits are withdrawn, parents can be pushed into debt and even homelessness, according to the report, further reducing their ability...

care system Children Poverty research

New resources to support school attendance
post

...as schools return Posted 17.08.23 by Alice Hinds Attainment Education family support schools Scottish Schools Teachers, families, parents and carers can now access a range of free resources to support...

Attainment Education family support schools Scottish Schools

Free cycling events for families
post

...all of which can be enjoyed for free: Tollcross, Saturday 5 August Open from 11am until 5pm, this family-friendly event has activities for all ages and abilities, including Play Together on Pedals (click here for more) sessions for pre-school...

cycling Cycling Scotland events health and wellbeing

Young people united through street art
post

...18 months and seeing them learn and develop their artistic flare is inspiring. Sign-writing is my family business and sharing some of what we do and approach with the young people is incredible. The challenges they face are harsh and it’s...

art care care experienced people creativity

Investment for new Bairns’ Hoose test sites
post

...settings, including police, social workers, doctors and nurses. Sometimes this happens without a family member or loved present, adding to the trauma of being a victim or witness of crime. Implemented as a key action from The Promise (click here...

child-led Children's rights the Promise youth justice

Foster Care Fortnight: foster carers' essential work
post

...foster carer, where appropriate and possible. If a suitable home cannot be found for the whole family, siblings must be placed in foster care near to each other, and local authorities must also actively promote direct contact between...

care care experienced people foster care the Promise

Education costs families hundreds per year, study finds
post

...content News: New research explores the costs of a choice-led, nutritious family shop January 18 2023 Research reveals young people's support for extending free school meals and reducing stigma March 7 2023 Ensuring no...

cost of living Education free school meals School

New funding announced to improve childcare
post

...Trust, the funding is targeted at families on the lowest incomes, specifically the six priority family types identified in the Tackling Child Poverty Delivery Plan – lone parent families, minority ethnic families, families with a disabled...

childcare childcare expansion out of school care School

Social history project captures LGBTQ+ voices
post

...generations to learn from, share and enjoy. Over the next three years, experiences of work, family, health, education and community will be documented through film, photography, audio and text, then shared through a national digital...

communities equality LGBT young people

Young people invited to be anti-poverty Ambassadors
post

...be between 16 and 25 years old, and don’t need to have experience of growing up in a low income family – but young people who do are encouraged to apply. Applicants should be able to commit to the role for a year, and are compensated for their...

child poverty Poverty rights young people

Undergrad students to receive more financial support
post

...responds to the specific challenges this group can face. For many Care Experienced people without family to rely on for support during their studies, they can face greater barriers in realising their lifelong right to education." Related...

care experience funding higher education Scottish Government Undergraduates

Listening to young people with separated parents
post

...separation Posted 5 April 2022, by Jennifer Drummond children and young people family family support parenting separation Ian Maxwell (pictured) highlights the findings of new research into the...

children and young people family family support parenting separation