Families & Young People

Kibble develops foster care for traumatised kids

A Scottish charity and university have worked together to create a groundbreaking foster care service for seriously traumatised children

18th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Sexual assaults rife at music festivals

Campaigners have said figures that show one in five revellers face unwanted sexual behaviour are shocking but not surprising

18th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity hosts sexual abuse conference

Break the Silence invited several guest speakers to its first conference

18th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish Charity Awards 2018 in pictures

Photos from the drinks reception, dinner and awards ceremony at the Scottish Charity Awards 2018

15th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Exclusive: winners of the 2018 Scottish Charity Awards

Blood Bikes Scotland secured a double at this year's ceremony, with HIV Scotland and the Point and Sandwick Trust amongst the other winners

15th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Support for children with brain conditions

Charity Cerebra is bringing a toolkit and workshops that have proved successful in England and Wales to Scotland

15th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Meet Scotland’s new Charity Champion

Scotland has a new Charity Champion – Fiona Shapcott, founder of Kids Love Clothes

14th June 2018 by Graham Martin

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Suicide support was left to our devastated friends and family

Seonaid Stallan lost both her son and sister in law to suicide, and is now campaigning to see families in similar situations given better support

14th June 2018 by TFN Guest

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Initiative sees bikes given to poor families

Children's charity Kibble is embracing cycling as it marks National Bike Week

14th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Vulnerable witness plans welcomed by charities

Children's and women's rights charities have praised plans to allow vulnerable people to testify in advance of court cases

14th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Boss leaves children’s charity

Children 1st is looking for a new chief executive after Alison Todd opted to depart following a period of adoption leave

14th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Modern slavery reported in Scotland

Around 300 potential victims - including children - have been reported by a charity which operates a slavery helpline

14th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity recognised for helping children settle in Scotland

The Multi-Cultural Family Base picked up an award for its Safe Haven project last week

13th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding can make Scotland a leader in suicide prevention

A £3 million fund to help deliver a new strategy to prevent suicides has been welcomed by a charity

13th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Chief encounters: Lynsay Allan

Meet Lynsay Allan of the Scottish Cot Death Trust

13th June 2018 by TFN

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Thousands of kids march for road safety in Scotland

Nursery and school children are taking to the streets to raise awareness of how youngsters killed or injured in road traffic accidents

13th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Community gardens open up for Power of Food festival

Edinburgh community gardens are coming together for a festival celebrating community food growing

12th June 2018 by Susan Smith

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Age as a hate crime is a good start but older people deserve more

Lesley Carcary looks at what needs to be done to protect older people ahead of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Friday (15 June)

12th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Enhanced support for care experienced students

A bursary of £8,100 will be available to all youngsters who have experienced the care system

12th June 2018 by Gareth Jones

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