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.
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...
In 2023 children & families' needs for support are greater than ever
Maggie Craig, Children 1st's new Chair shares what inspired her to take on the role and sets out her priorities to ensure that the support we offer and the systems change we lead impacts positively on all children and families in Scotland.
World Children's Day: respecting, protecting and fulfilling children's rights
Bryan Evans, Chair of the Children 1st Children's Human Rights Group reflects on how listening to children, young people and their family's experiences plays a crucial role in fulfilling their other rights.
Passing on the Baton
Ken Cunningham, outgoing Chair, reflects on the biggest highlights of his time with the charity and invites a new generation to come forward to take on the crucial role of steering Children 1st through all that lies ahead for Scotland’s children and families.
Now is the time to be bold in our ambition for Scotland’s children
DCC Malcolm Graham of Police Scotland writes about why he believes Bairns Hoose is the best way to achieve shared ambitions for Scotland's children.
Scotland’s Programme for Government – keeping The Promise for children and families
Children 1st Chief Executive Mary Glasgow reflects on what the new Programme for Government means for Scotland’s children and families.
Why we are asking Holyrood candidates to uphold families right to support
Mary Glasgow, Children 1st Chief Executive, explains why we've joined other organisations working alongside children & families to tell candidates in the Holyrood election that family support is a right
Why it's time to re-design to help our children recover
With the Holyrood elections planned for May, we are supporting Children in Scotland’s call for cross party support for and investment in the Scottish Barnahus model.
Supporting families through a second lockdown
As we move into a second lockdown, Children 1st Director of Children and Family Services, Linda Jardine, reflects on what we have learned and how we are continuing to support children and families across Scotland.