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.

Jill hits target to raise £100 a mile for CHILDREN 1<sup>ST</sup> at London Marathon

Perth Mum Jill Young is all set to raise £100 a mile as she tackles the London Marathon for CHILDREN 1ST.

Bathgate service for young parents opens doors

Parents aged 16-25 years old with babies and young children are being invited to an open day to launch a new drop-in service in Bathgate.

Thanks a million says CHILDREN 1<sup>ST</sup> as Juliette steps down

One of the North East’s longest serving and most successful charity fundraisers, is stepping down – after helping raise more than £1.7million for CHILDREN 1ST.

Families with young children affected by homelessness to benefit from major lottery award

Families in Edinburgh with young children affected by homelessness are being helped by a new service following an award by the Big Lottery Fund.

Additional Support for Learning rights of kinship care children acknowledged

CHILDREN 1ST welcomes new Additional Support for Learning information for kinship carers.