Being a parent or carer is one of the hardest jobs any of us will ever do. And from time to time, we all need a little help, whether the problem is big or small.
Parentline is a lifeline for all families, offering a kind and skilled listening ear for parents, carers and relatives across Scotland. It's open seven days a week:
- Monday to Friday, from 9am to 9pm
- Saturday and Sunday, from 9am to 12pm
- Call: 08000 28 22 33 free
We provide help by phone, email or webchat.
Visit the Parentline pages for help with everyday problems, or if you have serious worries about a child.
Safeguarding in Sport
Our Safeguarding in Sport team helps children and young people be safe and have fun in sport.
Children 1st manages the national Safeguarders Panel to ensure that a child's best interests are at the heart of any children's hearing or related court proceeding.