Families & Young People

Europe can learn from social change in Africa

International activist Aya Chebbi, who played a key role in the Tunisian Revolution, visited Scotland this week

25th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Autistic children ‘unlawfully excluded’ from school

Three charities have teamed up to produce a study on the issues autistic pupils face in Scottish schools

25th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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End everyday hate

Sarah Robinson Galloway explains Action on Prejudice's new campaign

25th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Girlguiding denies expelling leaders over transgender policy

New policy on transgender children has created controversy

25th September 2018 by Robert Armour

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Charities work to find effective trauma support

Barnardo's and Kibble hosted a joint parliamentary reception which aims to build on work to help children in Scotland

20th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Single parents help to shape new benefit

Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP visited One Parent Families Scotland this week to hear views on a new benefit

20th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 20 September 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

20th September 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Festival can help to spark volunteering

George Thomson examines the importance of volunteering as Stirling celebrates the work of volunteers

19th September 2018 by TFN Guest

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Exclusive: charities get Good Food Nation plans back on track

Charities scored a major victory as they forced the Scottish Government to revive landmark legislation which will tackle the country’s food problems

19th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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£3.9m to help Scottish families

Big Lottery Scotland has announced support for 20 organisations that support families

19th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity calls for P1 test plans to be scrapped

Upstart is calling on MSPs to vote in support of scrapping tests for children in primary one

19th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Emoji jukebox aims to address mental health stigma

See Me is aiming to help young people talk about how they are feeling through the new initiative

18th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Charity apologises amid abuse claims

A home operated by the Sailors' Society is the subject of a BBC Disclosure documentary which aired this week

17th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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First Minister grilled by youngsters

Nicola Sturgeon took part in a Question Time style event hosted and attended by young people

17th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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More charities investigated by child abuse inquiry

Charities will come under further scrutiny in the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry

13th September 2018 by Graham Martin

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Smacking ban edges closer to law

Wide support for legislation

7th September 2018 by Robert Armour

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Inclusive volunteering to be celebrated

Stirling's Festival of Volunteering is set to return as the city bids to be named the European capital of volunteering

6th September 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Major project to tackle mental ill health in young people

A charity is to work with academics, charities and people with experience of mental ill health to find solutions to the youth mental health epidemic

6th September 2018 by Susan Smith

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