Families & Young People

£8.5m to support rape victims

The Scottish Government has provide money to health boards to improve support for those who have been sexually assaulted

3rd December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Staff fuel charity’s creativity

CHAS has been working with its staff to embrace innovative ideas to improve the services it provides

30th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scots couple makes surgery safe for Ecuadorian kids

Nicola and Gareth Wood's charity KidsOR is to fund new kids surgery facilities that will treat 5,000 children in two hospitals in Ecuador

30th November 2018 by Susan Smith

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 30 November 2018

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

30th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Bleak Friday aims to highlight young at risk of homelessness

Centrepoint has highlighted that thousands of young people are at risk of spending Christmas on the streets

30th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Carers cut back on food and heating just to survive

Long term carers are having to cut back on food and heating just to get by

30th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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First devolved employment programme statistics unveiled

The new service has helped almost 5,000 people into work since it was launched six months ago

29th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Families need urgent help at the Scottish Budget

Cash must be put into the pockets of struggling families at the forthcoming Scottish Budget, a children’s charity has said

29th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Girls in Scotland still believe life is harder for them

Research from Girlguiding Scotland has revealed how much inequality girls and young women still face at home, in relationships and in school or work

29th November 2018 by Susan Smith

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Period poverty campaigner is Social Entrepreneur of the Year

An anti-period poverty pioneer has been named as Social Entrepreneur of the Year

28th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Volunteering on the up as city bids for European title

Stirling is hoping to be named European Volunteering Capital - and research has shown an increase in volunteer numbers

28th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Volunteer scoops national award

CHAS' Douglas Cameron has been recognised for his work in improving communications at the charity

28th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Ending the scandal of holiday hunger in Scotland

More and stronger action is needed to wipe out the scourge of holiday hunger in Scotland

27th November 2018 by Graham Martin

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Walkers sought for amazing journey

The Big Lunch is looking for a team of intrepid volunteers to spread community spirit across the UK

26th November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Child benefit top-up call

Poverty groups have backed a Labour pledge to increase child benefit by £5 a week

23rd November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Financial boost for new parents

Low income families are set to receive increased pregnancy and baby grants

23rd November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish charity leads international partnership

Venture Trust will lead an European project which will use the outdoors to get young people into work

23rd November 2018 by Gareth Jones

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