Midge Ure to headline Touch of Tartan Ball

Legendary pop musician Midge Ure will headline the entertainment at the Touch of Tartan Ball at Aberdeen’s Beach Ballroom on Friday 20 November to raise money for CHILDREN 1ST .


Kinship Care service launched in Ayrshire

New service in Ayrshire to help children and families has been launched.


Cromarty's Jane joins CHILDREN 1<sup>ST</sup> fundraising team

New fundraiser appointed for CHILDREN 1ST in the Highlands.


TV star issues call for missing manpower

Scots actor Colin McCredie helps charity issue call for missing manpower at national helpline.


CHILDREN 1<sup>ST</sup> thanks volunteers for 30,000 hours

Who worked 16 years without pay for CHILDREN 1ST?


Alison Todd meets Highland and Moray volunteers

Our Chief Executive Alison Todd visits the Highlands to thank local volunteers.


Statement on inquiry into historical abuse of children in care

CHILDREN 1ST welcomes the announcement of the chair and remit which moves forward the Inquiry into Historical Abuse of Children in Care.


Closure of Dundee shop

After careful consideration CHILDREN 1ST has taken the decision to close its Dundee charity shop.


Statement in response to Operation Hydrant

Police this week revealed more than 1400 suspects have been investigated by police as part of ‘Operation Hydrant’ which looks at historic child sexual abuse allegations.


Charity backs call for institutional care stories to be told

CHILDREN 1ST is backing a call from Scotland’s National Confidential Forum for people who spent time in institutional care as children to come forward and share their experiences, whatever they are.


ParentLine Scotland needs you

ParentLine, the national helpline for anyone in Scotland caring for or concerned about a child, is recruiting volunteer call takers, with new training dates in May. 


Outlander inspires Canadian gran to do the Kiltwalk for CHILDREN 1<sup>ST</sup>

A Canadian Outlander fan will have a spring in her step as she sets off on the Edinburgh Kiltwalk this weekend after having a surprise video message from one of the show’s stars.