Families & Young People

Further delay for Named Person plans

Politicians have stressed the need for clear guidance to be provided to professionals who will be affected by the legislation

30th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Family charity in closure threat

Dads Rock has launched an urgent appeal for support - with its funding due to dry up before Christmas

28th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Brave Leva looks forward to a special birthday

Nominations are open for the Cancer Research UK Kids & Teens Star Awards, which recognises little fighters who have overcome the illness

28th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Campaign targets shocking levels of domestic abuse in Polish communities

Two thirds of women who seek refuge in Edinburgh because of domestic abuse are from a Polish background

27th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Group vows to continue Named Person fight

Campaigners have said they will launch a second legal fight if the bill is voted in

27th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charity lottery raises £1m in first year

The Scottish Children's Lottery has supported more than 50 projects since it started

27th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Get into the Christmas spirit and give to charity

'Tis the season of goodwill, so here are some quick and easy ways to capture the true spirit of Christmas and help improve life for others this winter

27th November 2017 by Susan Smith

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BB members raise funds for project

Youngsters have been working to secure funds to support environmental efforts in Bangladesh

24th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Campaign aims to end gender based violence

The Edinburgh chapter of 16 Days of Activism will be launched this weekend

24th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Charity celebrates two decades of youth work

A reception was held to recognise the efforts of Friends of the Award

24th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Comedian aims to help single parent families this Christmas

One Parent Families Scotland has launched its Twelve Weans of Christmas Appeal

24th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Work of carers is not being recognised

New research released to mark Carers Rights Day has shown that nearly half of the population do not know a carer

24th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Police called in over Youth Parliament sexual harassment claims

The Scottish Youth Parliament contacted police after complaints were raised about sexual harassment

24th November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Events is an area that young people can thrive in

Forth Valley Social Enterprise (FVSE) chairman Matt McGrandles looks at what has been achieved in the five years since the organisation was founded

23rd November 2017 by TFN Guest

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I had to move school seven times because of bullying

Dallas, 20, is one of the thousands of youngsters with a disability who contacted Childline, after he was bullied because of autism

23rd November 2017 by TFN Guest

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Is Christmas too commercial?

When the contents of a letter to Santa will set you back more than December's mortgage, it's time to wonder whether it's all got out of hand. What do you think?

23rd November 2017 by TFN Staff

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Disabled children fear for their future

Childline has revealed that thousands of disabled youngsters are getting in touch, with many worried about how their disabilities will affect them

23rd November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Scouts call for LGBT issues to be taught in schools

Scouts Scotland has backed the Time for Inclusive Education campaign

22nd November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Signed copy of Harry Potter features in charity auction

The Scottish Book Trust has some exclusive works up for grabs

22nd November 2017 by Gareth Jones

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