Service giving families support to address money worries goes national, thanks to £9K from National Lottery

The funds will increase support Children 1st offers families nationally with money worries, through a specialist Money Advice service.


Banchory Bangle raffle supports Scotland's children for 43rd year

For the first time Deeside’s Banchory Bangle fundraiser goes online to keep children safe and families strong through the coronavirus pandemic.


Parentline awarded £75,000 by Scottish Government to help families cope through coronavirus

Children 1st is delighted to announce that we have been awarded £75,000 of new funding by the Scottish Government for our Parentline service.


How Children 1st is supporting families in lockdown

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.


Easter Egg Competition and Activities for Staying at Home

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.


Children's Parliament ask children to join the coronavirus conversation

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.


Child's House for Healing

£1.5m to create Scotland’s first “Child’s House” thanks to People’s Postcode Lottery


Children 1st lets every family in Scotland know "Parentline is here for you"

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.


CPCScotland urges public to keep eyes and ears open for children at risk

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.


Children 1st Parentline to continue to be there for Scotland’s families

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.


First Minister joins us to celebrate nine inspiring women ahead of International Women’s Day

Nine inspiring women who have faced incredible challenges with the support of each other and Children 1st have been recognised by Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at a special event to mark International Women’s Day.


Children 1st comment on Derek Mackay’s resignation

Mary Glasgow, Chief Executive, Children 1st, Scotland’s national children’s charity said: "By resigning, Derek Mackay has acknowledged that his behaviour was inappropriate. "Children 1st has always been clear that children and young people are vulnerable in situations where there is...