World Children's Day 2023: For Every Right, Every Child
To mark World Children’s Day 2023 Mary Glasgow, Chief Executive reflects on how Children 1st is working to raise awareness of children's human rights.
Putting Children first across Scotland
Maggie Craig, Children 1st Chair reflects on how we supported 20,200 children, young people and family members to stay safe, loved, well and together in 2022/23.
With many families across Scotland worried about covering essential living costs, Joanna shares her story of how Children 1st supported her and her family to get their lives back on track.
Scotland’s first Bairns Hoose receives international recognition
The opening of Scotland’s first Bairns Hoose signifies a long awaited and desperately needed transformation in protection, care, justice and...
Scotland's first Bairns Hoose opens
Scotland’s first Bairns Hoose opens to offer children who experience abuse and violence all the support they need under one roof – thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery
Children 1st response to UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill update
Responding to the news that the Scottish Government will present amendments to the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill “as soon as...
Children 1st response to Children’s Hearing System Redesign Proposals
'Responding to the publication of the Hearing System Working Group's report 'Hearings for Children', Chief Executive of Children 1st Mary Glasgow commented: “This Hearings for Children report is a welcome and significant step towards keeping the Promise, and the result of careful and considered work by Sheriff Mackie and the Hearing System Working Group. Children 1st are pleased to have contributed to this work.
Children 1st responds to First Minister's Priorities
“It is disappointing that the First Minister has missed the opportunity to clearly re-state the Scottish Government’s intent to deliver access to a Bairns Hoose for every child and young person that is a victim or witness of crime.
Children 1st welcomes University of Edinburgh report demonstrating the need for Bairns Hoose across Scotland
Children 1st has welcomed an independent report by social work researchers at the University of Edinburgh which examines the views...
Register now for Children 1st’s Family Group Decision Making training
Children 1st, in partnership with Robert Gordon University is offering in-person comprehensive SCQF level 9 certified training in Family Group...
Blue Rose Code protest single Thirteen Years to raise funds for Children 1st
A protest song about the poverty faced by children in Scotland and across the UK is set to be released by musician Blue Rose Code, with all proceeds to be donated to Children 1st.