Charity welcomes proposals to ensure the rights of child witnesses are protected-but says even more can be done

Children 1st has welcomed proposals published today by the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service to ensure child witnesses are treated fairly in the justice system.


Scottish children speak out on family rules and discipline in the home

Today a group of school children from Glasgow, Clackmannanshire and East Lothian gathered at Children’s 1st’s office in Edinburgh to present films they had made about family rules, discipline and punishment in the home.


£600,000 award from People's Postcode Lottery players

Children 1st is delighted to announce that players of People’s Postcode Lottery have awarded it £600,000 for 2016.


‘Thanks for giving children in Scotland reasons to smile’ charity tells players of Postcode Lottery

Children 1st has thanked players of the People’s Postcode Lottery for enabling it to support children and families across Scotland through difficult times. 


Charity welcomes recognition for star volunteer in New Year Honours

Juliette Paton, who has been a volunteer fundraiser with Children 1st for over three decades, has received an MBE for her services to the charity in the New Year’s Honours.


John's Scot what it takes to go on the run for Children 1st

Ex-pat John McGurk is aiming to raise £30,000 for Children 1st by undertaking a 560 mile run between Germany and Glasgow next year – and he’ll do it all in his kilt.