Centre of Excellence to open in East Renfrewshire

We’re delighted to announce that our Centre of Excellence to protect and support children who become victims or witnesses of crime is to open in East Renfrewshire later this year.


Scottish parents and carers believe their child’s emotional wellbeing should be at the top of the curriculum, according to Children 1st national survey.

Our national survey, conducted over social media, found that most parents and carers think that schools must make space for friendships, feelings and fun as they continue to re-open to more children.


Children 1st comment on the final report into sexual abuse in Scottish football

Mary Glasgow, Chief Executive Children 1st, which runs Safeguarding in Sport in partnership with sportscotland comments on the Final Independent Report.


Children 1st reaffirms commitment to the Promise

We are reaffirming our commitment to support families and transform systems to #KeepthePromise.


Parents and carers survey – make your views heard

Children 1st Parents and carers survey - what support do your children need to return to school?


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.