News archive for 2017

Children 1st welcomes Bairns’ Hoose vision and appointment of Delivery Group Chair

“Far-reaching” Scottish Government vision for Bairns’ Hoose and appointment of Governance Group Chair, welcomed by Children 1st, the charity piloting the country’s first Bairns’ Hoose in East Renfrewshire. Children 1st, the children’s charity pioneering the development of Scotland’s first Bairns’...


Supporting your child to understand what’s happening in Ukraine

The ongoing conflict in Ukraine is worrying and can be stressful for everybody in your family, whether you have connections with Ukraine, Russia, other parts of former Eastern Europe, or your child is picking up what’s happening in the news. Children 1st Parentline are here to lend support and advice about how to support your children to understand what is happening and to manage their worries and anxiety.


Sharing Stories for Change

Sharing Stories for Change: hearing the voices, respecting the rights and supporting the recovery of child victims and witnesses


Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport Tool Launch

New Child Wellbeing and Protection in Sport tool will support sports club to keep children safe in sport. A new online self-assessment and action planning tool from Children 1st and sportscotland will help sports clubs, organisations and governing bodies to...


Now is the time to be bold in our ambition for Scotland’s children

DCC Malcolm Graham of Police Scotland writes about why he believes Bairns Hoose is the best way to achieve shared ambitions for Scotland's children.


Scottish business teams pitch ideas for Children 1st Dragons Glen.

Entrepreneurial teams from leading Scottish organisations have begun pitching their ideas to raise funds for children and families to Children 1st’s Dragons. Foremost Scottish business leaders: Poonam Gupta, Founder and CEO of PG Paper Ltd, Marie Owen, Founder and CEO...


Scotland’s Programme for Government – keeping The Promise for children and families

Children 1st Chief Executive Mary Glasgow reflects on what the new Programme for Government means for Scotland’s children and families.


Programme for Government prioritises children and families' rights to access help and support.

Scottish Government commitment to Family Wellbeing Fund is hugely welcome


Watch Eddi Reader read a story for young children all about being yourself

Fairground Attraction frontwoman Eddi Reader has recorded a story for families with young children to support a partnership between charities Children 1st and the Dollywood Foundation UK.


Glasgow CEO takes on climbing challenge to share his love of reading

Danny Vilela will climb the UK’s six highest peaks in four days to support children and families across Scotland at the end of this month.


Join Children 1st and FitLike Aberdeen for fun activities this summer break

Families are enjoying free arts and crafts, sports, dance, music and more!


Watch Still Game's Sanjeev Kohli read the next in our series of stories for children and families

Watch Still Game's Sanjeev Kohli read the next in our series of stories for children and families