Families & Young People

Livestreaming presents cocktail of risks for children

The NSPCC has warned that posting live videos online puts children at risk of grooming

19th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

0 Comments News
Remembrance festival to return

To Absent Friends allows Scots to remember and celebrate loved ones who have been lost

19th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

0 Comments News
Experts question safety of baby boxes

An academic, backed by representatives of the Lullaby Trust, has said there is lack of information on the safety of allowing babies to sleep in boxes

18th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

0 Comments News
‘Deeply flawed’ Universal Credit should be halted

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations and two charities have called for the implementation of the welfare system to stop

17th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

1 Comment News
What is trauma in childhood?

Mary Glasgow examines why adverse childhood experiences and trauma are being widely talked about

16th October 2018 by TFN Guest

0 Comments Blogs
25 calls to improve lives of children

Children in Scotland has joined with partners to call for action to help young people

12th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

0 Comments News
News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 12 October 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

12th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

0 Comments Lists
SFA and charity team up with the goal of helping children

Children 1st has teamed up with the Scottish Football Association (SFA) to harness the power of the beautiful game

11th October 2018 by Graham Martin

0 Comments News
Scotland facing child mental health crisis

The Mental Health Foundation has launched a new campaign to mark World Mental Health Day

10th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

0 Comments News
Charity to double the number of people it helps

Children 1st has launched a new campaign as it aims to dramatically increase the amount of families with trauma it helps

8th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

0 Comments News
Charity has the answer to boosting youth mental health

A charity programme to overcome family conflict could help tackle youth mental health problems in schools across Scotland

4th October 2018 by Susan Smith

0 Comments News
Charity supports more families caring for seriously ill children than ever before

A charity for seriously ill children has helped more families than ever before

3rd October 2018 by Graham Martin

0 Comments News
Junk food crackdown could ban free prawn crackers

A Scottish Government consultation on plans aimed at reducing obesity has been welcomed by charities

3rd October 2018 by Gareth Jones

0 Comments News
Scotland in 2018: one in four kids in poverty

An independent poverty group has said reforms are needed to childcare, flexible working and benefits to help Scottish families

2nd October 2018 by Gareth Jones

0 Comments News
Premium Cafes with a conscience: Makers Cafe, Alloa

TFN’s monthly reviews of social enterprise eateries sees Gareth Jones visit the Makers Café in Alloa, which is operated by Scottish Autism

2nd October 2018 by Gareth Jones

0 Comments News
Charity launches ‘daily check-in’ service for elderly

Age Scotland has launched a new service which will see elderly people called every day to see how they are feeling

1st October 2018 by Gareth Jones

1 Comment News
News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 28 September 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

28th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

0 Comments Lists
Premium Are charities missing out on the online revolution?

Taking the plunge in creating an online presence for a charity can be a difficult decision

28th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

0 Comments News
Scotland’s oldest charity shop

TFN visits the Thrift Shop in Edinburgh, which has been raising funds for Birthlink for more than 60 years

27th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

0 Comments News