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.


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.