Children 1st sends joint briefing to MSPs in advance of the debate on the Children (Scotland) Bill

Children 1st has sent a joint briefing to MSPs in advance of the Stage 1 debate on the Children (Scotland) Bill tomorrow.


Team of Ayrshire nurses take on running challenge for Children 1st

This Friday a team of four nurses working on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic at University Hospital Crosshouse are running 10k to raise money for Scotland's children.


Children 1st welcomes Fiona Duncan's appointment to Chair of the Promise Oversight Board

The Scottish Government have announced that Fiona Duncan, Chair of The Care Review, has been appointed Chair of the Promise Oversight Board.


Children 1st welcomes announcement of access to Solihull online for parents and carers

All parents and carers can now access Solihull online to support them to develop stronger relationships with their children during the coronavirus crisis.


Campaigners call for emergency cash boost to prevent child poverty crisis

Over 100 campaigners have written an open letter to the First Minister calling for a direct financial boost for all families living on low incomes to support them through the coronavirus crisis.


Helping families keep their children safe through virtual Family Group Decision Making

Helping families to keep their children safe through virtual Family Group Decision making


Families involved in Children’s Hearings to get support through Parentline

Children 1st is working alongside the Scottish Children’s Reporters Administration (SCRA) to make sure families feel supported and their rights are upheld, as Children’s Hearings go virtual because of the coronavirus pandemic.


Share your experience with The Child Poverty Action Group

The Child Poverty Action Group have created a survey to help government, councils and schools understand how best to support children and families during the Coronavirus crisis.


Children 1st evidence to Scottish Parliament committee calls for systems to be redesigned with children, families, and communities at the centre

Children 1st has published our evidence to the Scottish Parliament Education and Skills Committee inquiry into the impact of coronavirus on vulnerable children.


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.