News archive for 2020
A month since the start of lockdown Children 1st Director of Children and Family Services, Linda Jardine, reflects on the changes we have made.
As the country faces continued restrictions on our daily lives, Children 1st Chief Executive Mary Glasgow reflects on finding and feeling hope through challenging times.
Children 1st is delighted to announce that we have been awarded £75,000 of new funding by the Scottish Government for our Parentline service.
As lockdown is extended for another three weeks we're sharing how we're supporting families with the enormous changes to daily life to help them cope through coronavirus.
To help your family enjoy some Easter fun while staying at home, we’ve put together an activity pack for you. Download our activity pack for treasure hunts, puzzles and colouring in. Join our Easter Egg colouring in competition for a chance to win a small prize.
All our lives have changed very quickly. The news is filled with adults talking about what it is like for them, and the Children's Parliament want to make sure children's voices are heard too.
£1.5m to create Scotland’s first “Child’s House” thanks to People’s Postcode Lottery
Chief Executive Mary Glasgow talks about what families are telling us and how we are responding to support them to cope through coronavirus.
Children 1st’s Parentline service is offering every family in Scotland online or phone support to cope through the coronavirus crisis, in a new radio and online campaign launching today.
With the closure of schools and nurseries during the COVID-19 crisis, Child Protection Committees Scotland is urging everyone to keep their eyes and ears open for children who may be at risk during this time.
As the Scottish Government announces school closures from this Friday (20th March) Children 1st Parentline service will continue to be offered by phone, online and email service.
Assistant Director Anna O'Reilly reflects on how far we've come towards securing a Scottish Bairnshoose, and how much we still have to do in order to give children the rights they deserve.