Personal stories

Every year, with your help, Children 1st supports thousands of vulnerable children, young people and their families.

Here are just some of the stories of how you make a difference.


  • Teresa's story

    Teresa describes how Children 1st have been a lifeline for her family throughout the pandemic.

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  • Freya's story

    When Freya and her mum moved to a new area, Freya was struggling to settle into her new life until Children 1st stepped in to help.

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  • Aminata's story

    After arriving in Scotland scared and anxious, Aminata no longer feels alone and is gaining confidence.

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  • Ali’s story

    "I would encourage anyone who is having difficulties with their kids to get in touch with Parentline."

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How you can help

You can help more children, young people and families in Scotland who desperately need support.

Find out how you can get involved, or if you can please make a donation today.