Families & Young People

Young carers focus of new campaign

Push to raise awareness of entitlement for young adult carers

12th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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Carers can infringe human rights

A Scottish charity has warned carers that too much devotion can hamper their loved one's ability to live life to the full

12th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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Largest teaching union calls for LGBT issues to be taught in all schools

​Teachers' union overwhelmingly backs inclusive education

12th June 2017 by Robert Armour

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GE17: Celebrate young voters’ impact - and listen to them on Brexit

Jackie Brock praises the role of young people in making UK political history

9th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Good Movers - who’s going where in the third sector

Good Movers - who's going where in Scotland's third sector

8th June 2017 by TFN

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Children report Islamophobia in Edinburgh schools

Research carried out by an Edinburgh mum highlights worryingly high levels of Islamophobia in the capital's schools

6th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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Scots children waiting over a year for mental health care

Just 0.5% of NHS budget goes to support children and young people with mental health problems despite thousands waiting for treatment

6th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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Keep the Joy Alive for children with life-shortening conditions

Maria McGill explains why CHAS is embarking on a hugely ambitions project to double its fundraising income

6th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Aberlour opens three new children’s homes in Highlands

The former family homes will provide a home to five vulnerable children aged between eight and fifteen

5th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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CHAS alphabet will help double charity’s income

Children's Hospices Across Scotland has a new plan to improve the lives of every child with a life-shortening condition

5th June 2017 by Susan Smith

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Charity: we did not destroy sex abuse files

Barnardo's Scotland has robustly denied allegations it destroyed crucial child abuse files

5th June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Schools will open to feed hungry children over the summer

More schools in Glasgow are to open to feed children and families affected by food poverty over the summer holidays

1st June 2017 by Graham Martin

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Apologies to survivors as child abuse inquiry opens

The inquiry aims to uncover the extend of child abuse in Scotland over the last 50 years

1st June 2017 by Susan Smith

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Help me find 1,000 voices of care experience

Carly Edgar wants to hear the voices of care experienced people

31st May 2017 by TFN Guest

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Politicians told to stop discriminating against young people

Young people want equal wages, the right to vote at 16 and access to wifi in their communities says the Youthlink Scotland manifesto

31st May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Review promises to transform growing up in care in Scotland

Five people with experience of care will sit on the 13-strong discovery group set to work out how to transform growing up in care in Scotland

31st May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Fuel poverty project supports low-income families

Families struggling with fuel poverty across Central Scotland will get support through the new project

30th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Dementia is one of our biggest fears

Research for Dementia Awareness Week reveals the extent to which Scots fear dementia and the implications it can have on friendships

29th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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Boys just wanna play sport – or do they?

A new campaign from the Boys Brigade focuses on the importance of involvement in team sports

26th May 2017 by Susan Smith

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