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Scotland faces soaring child poverty without urgent action, End Child Poverty coalition warns

Alongside partners in the End Child Poverty coalition in Scotland, we are repeating calls for the Scottish Government to provide an urgent cash boost to low income families struggling amid the pandemic.


Time to put children's rights at the heart of the civil court system

Children 1st Policy Manager Chloe Riddell, writes about how we have been working alongside children and families and our partners to transform children’s experiences of the civil justice system in Scotland.


Back to school support service launched for parents and carers

PARENTS worried about their child returning to or starting school have a new dedicated support service for practical help and advice.


Marking and coping with changes

This 'Wellbeing at Work' blog for our corporate supporters looks at ways you can make the most of the end of the summer holidays with some mindfulness.


Children 1st thanks Edinburgh restaurant for making 2,500 meals for children

Throughout the coronavirus crisis we have seen communities and companies come together to support families most affected by the pandemic.


A summer in lockdown: rest, reflect and recharge

This 'Wellbeing at Work' blog for our corporate supporters considers how you can make the most of a summer with continued restrictions.


Help to talk to your teens about smoking

A NEW online guide has been published to help parents and carers talk to teenagers about smoking.


Volunteers welcomed back to Children 1st Parentline

Caring volunteers who give up their free time to support Children 1st Parentline are beginning to return to the office tomorrow as lockdown restrictions ease.


Families can get creative this summer thanks to Starcatchers

Families supported by Children 1st are set to get creative this summer thanks to an inspirational project.


Eight-year-old Robyn's tie dye fundraiser

Thoughtful Robyn has used her creative skills to help other children during the coronavirus pandemic.


Lockdown reflections: building back better

This 'Wellbeing at Work' blog for our corporate supporters looks at ways you can use creative and agile working as lockdown is lifted.


Personal trainer goes the extra mile to support Scotland's children

A go-getting Glasgow personal trainer is going the extra mile to support children and families through the coronavirus pandemic.