Families & Young People

Third sector nominees sought for national awards

The Director of the Year Awards are set to celebrate inspiring leadership across Scotland

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Children’s charity saved from closure

Direct Childcare - which supports 100 families in the Highlands - had been due to shut imminently

18th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Grant to help people back into work

The Job Grant, proposed by the Scottish Government, consists of a one-off cash payment to help young people with costs associated with a new job

17th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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The Gathering returns for 2019

The largest free third sector event in the UK is back at the SEC in Glasgow on 20 and 21 February with a new look

14th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 11 January 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

11th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New dads to be given mental health support

Fathers Network Scotland is set to lead a new pilot project which aims to tackle postnatal depression among men

8th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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My wish for the new year: think of the small local charities in our communities

Thomas Lynch on the experience of Dads Rock and the importance of small charities

4th January 2019 by TFN Guest

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Third sector heroes gain recognition

A variety of third sector staff and volunteers are set for a visit to Buckingham Palace after being recognised in the New Year's Honours List

4th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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News in brief: what’s been going on across Scotland’s third sector 3 January 2019

A selection of stories from communities and voluntary organisations across Scotland

4th January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Invisible disability campaign makes tracks

A schoolgirl is calling for signage on disabled bathrooms to be more inclusive

3rd January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scots do not feel part of their communities

The Red Cross has produced a study which shows many adults have little links with their local community

3rd January 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Let your unsuitable gifts help a child

Your unwanted gifts could transform lives

24th December 2018 by Graham Martin

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Emergency campaign aims to salvage support service

Caring Soles provides vital footcare to the elderly, but its future is in doubt after being a victim of community funding cuts

20th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Acclaim for Leith youth centre

A Leith community centre that provides a range of counselling and mental health services for young people has won praise from academics and ministers

20th December 2018 by Susan Smith

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New parents welcome support grants

Single parents who helped co-design Scotland’s new early years benefits met First Minister Nicola Sturgeon this week

19th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish charities face abuse claims

Barnardo's, Quarriers and Aberlour face historic claims of abuse made by hundreds of alleged victims

19th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Mum crowdfunds to develop anxiety app

App will help preschool children cope with anxiety

18th December 2018 by Robert Armour

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Funeral charity launches Christmas campaign

Caledonia Cremation is hoping to support the 1,000 Scots who will lose a loved one over Christmas

18th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Community launches campaign against funding cuts

Community campaigners in north Edinburgh are coming together with six voluntary organisations to fight dramatic funding cuts to local health projects

18th December 2018 by Gareth Jones

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