News archive for November 2020

Outdoor education sector needs support to help children and families’ recover from Coronavirus

Join the #saveyouroutdoorcentres campaign to support children and young people’s mental health.


Thanks to Morton Fraser for supporting children through coronavirus pandemic

We are delighted that a £10k funding boost from one of the largest independent law firms in Scotland will help more families to cope through coronavirus.


Three new multi-disciplinary community hubs to open in Aberdeen city

We are delighted to announce that we will be joining partners, children and families in the creation of three new multi-disciplinary community hubs in Aberdeen city.


World record breaking brothers are in high spirits ahead of fundraiser

World record breaking brothers are in ‘high spirits’ - as they team up with their whisky expert father for a charity event to support children and families across Scotland, tomorrow – 10th September.


International Day of Charity

Children 1st Chief Executive reflects on the critical role of charities in our lives, communities and society


Children 1st has been a lifeline for families in Moray

Children 1st has been a lifeline for families in Moray during the coronavirus pandemic.


Incorporation of UNCRC - Get it right for children, get it right for us all

Today the Scottish Parliament has an opportunity to move closer towards realising the ambition of Scotland being the ‘best place in the world for a child to grow up’. Children 1st Chief Executive Mary Glasgow welcomes the introduction of the...


Landmark law change to transform the civil court system for children

Children 1st Policy Manager Chloe Riddell, writes about how this was a historic week for children across Scotland as the Scottish Parliament began putting children’s rights front and centre of the justice system.


Getting into new routines

This blog looks at some ways to adapt to the more recent changes seen in Scotland, including children returning to school.


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.