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Can you help children and families get the support they need to recover?

Chief Executive Mary Glasgow shares Ella's story and explains how you can make a difference by donating to our Spring Appeal.


Why it's time to re-design to help our children recover

With the Holyrood elections planned for May, we are supporting Children in Scotland’s call for cross party support for and investment in the Scottish Barnahus model.


Supporting families through a second lockdown

As we move into a second lockdown, Children 1st Director of Children and Family Services, Linda Jardine, reflects on what we have learned and how we are continuing to support children and families across Scotland.


International Day of Charity

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


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.


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.


The difference you make

Director of Fundraising, Gary Kernahan, writes about how your support has helped families throughout lockdown, and how you can help us do more.


Supporting charity through change

Guest blogger Lisa Belletty, Health and Wellbeing Programmes Advisor at People’s Postcode Lottery, writes about the way Children 1st has adapted through the coronavirus crisis and how our combined values allow us to give hope to more children and families.


A virtual Q&A with children 1st

Children 1st CEO, Mary Glasgow, introduces our Spring Appeal and our first ever virtual Q&A.


The Kindness Wave

Founder of The Kindness Wave, Laura Beveridge, writes about their mission to deliver love and comfort to children and young people during difficult times.


Coming together through the coronavirus crisis

Children 1st Head of Public Fundraising, Susan Bradley, writes about fundraising and supporting vulnerable families during the coronavirus crisis.


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