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My Kiltwalk for Children 1st

Children 1st supporter, Tracy, tell us about how she took on the Kiltwalk to challenge herself and raise vital funds to help support children in Scotland.


Children 1st services in Aberdeen

Mary Glasgow, Chief Executive, Children 1st discusses our local services in Aberdeen.


Players of PPL: The difference you make

On the day of the PPL Charity Gala, we wanted to share with you the difference the players of People's Postcode Lottery make to children's lives, with some words of thanks from our Chief Executive, Mary Glasgow. Thanks to the...


Boris Johnson’s comments are "an appalling insult" to survivors of child abuse

Mary Glasgow, Chief Executive of Children 1st, responds to Boris Johnson’s comments on LBC this morning about spending on historic child abuse.


Teddies: Comforting children experiencing trauma

Lots of people know that teddy bears comfort children, and remember being comforted by a special teddy in their childhood. What you might not know is the science that explains why teddies in particular are so comforting.


Children’s charities welcome breadth of support for move to end physical punishment

Children 1st, NSPCC Scotland, Barnardo’s Scotland have welcomed the support from across Scottish society for the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) Bill reflected in the written submissions to Holyrood’s Equality and Human Rights Committee Stage 1 consultation on the legislation published by the Scottish Parliament today (20/2/19).


Vulnerable Witnesses Bill a crucial step to ensuring children do not suffer further trauma

Mary Glasgow, Chief Executive of Children 1st, comments on the publication of the Justice Committee's Stage 1 report on the Vulnerable Witnesses (Criminal Evidence) (Scotland) Bill.


Partnership between Children 1st and Glasgow Airport takes off!

Children 1st has been chosen as Glasgow Airport Chaplain’s Charity for 2019.


Partnership between Children 1st and Glasgow Airport takes off!

Children 1st has been chosen as Glasgow Airport Chaplain’s Charity for 2019.


A Day in the Life of a Family Support Worker

Jacqui Cairns, a Family Support Worker in Glasgow, talks about how family support transforms children and families’ lives.


Companies help ‘Give A Smile Back’ on #GivingTuesday

Companies across Scotland came together on social media to show their support for Children 1st’s Give A Smile Back campaign on Giving Tuesday (27 November).


Companies help ‘Give A Smile Back’ on #GivingTuesday

Companies across Scotland came together on social media to show their support for Children 1st’s Give A Smile Back campaign on Giving Tuesday (27 November).