UN child rights expert joins drive to transform Scottish justice and care for children, funded thanks to players of People's Postcode Lottery

Internationally renowned child protection expert joins the drive to create the UK’s first ‘Child’s House for Healing’ - a project funded thanks to players of People's Postcode Lottery.


Thoughtful young people get creative to support Scotland's children

Lucy Kernahan and her friends Nina and Sophie from Glasgow have set up their own business to raise money for Children 1st


Children 1st has been a lifeline for families in North Ayrshire

Children 1st has been a lifeline for families in North Ayrshire.


Teresa's Story - Be a star for children and families

You can be a star for children and families across Scotland this Christmas


The Big Give Christmas Challenge – double your donations

We’re delighted to announce that you can make double the difference to children and families in desperate need across Scotland next week.


Game of Thrones star Rose Leslie backs the Banchory Bangle

Scottish actor Rose Leslie has pledged her support to the Banchory Bangle – an annual fundraising raffle in aid of Children 1st.


Barclays donates £100k to support children and families in Scotland

Children 1st has received £100,000 from the Barclays 100x100 UK COVID-19 Community Relief Programme.


Creative Kin – a project with Starcatchers bringing together artists and kinship families

Two new team members join Starcatchers this month to develop Creative Kin, a three-year project bringing together artists and kinship families in North Ayrshire – and we’re delighted to be part of it.


Children 1st joins Food Facts Friends in supporting families at new Midlothian community hub

A new community hub to support children and families has opened in Midlothian - and we’re delighted to be one of the key partners in this lifeline project. The Food Facts Friends Community Hub was officially opened in Penicuik last...


Determined dad is going the extra mile to support children and families

A determined Wishaw dad is going the extra mile to support children and families across Scotland.


SCVO Cracking Campaign Award for ending physical punishment of children in Scots law.

Children 1st, NSPCC Scotland, Barnardo's Scotland win SCVO Cracking Campaign Award for ending physical punishment of children in Scots law.


Exemptions for children and young people to some coronavirus restrictions will help protect their development

Scottish Government prioritise the wellbeing of children and young people in today's announcement.