Families & Young People

The value of kinship care

Susan Hunter on why we should value kinship carers

14th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Theatre production will tackle youth gambling

Warren Hughes on how a play will look at the perils of youth gambling

14th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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I drank so much I had to learn how to walk again

Glaswegian, George Robb talks to Dan Mushens about working in a prison, developing PTSD as a result of what he saw, and the effects of alcoholism

14th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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The old ways are the best ways for the new generation

Ishbel Smith believes the new generation can offer valuable insights on communications

27th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Premium Young and independent

Catherine Dempsey on how young disabled man Thembelani won £4,000 to follow his DJing and photography dreams

25th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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The needs of the care experienced are universal

Dr Rachel Happer on why the needs of those who have experienced care are universal

22nd February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Taking part in employability programme changed my life

Yiorgis Perris reveals how learning the skills required for employment helped him to flourish in the workplace

15th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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We are the vulnerable sector

Rhona Cunningham says community organisations’ very existences are at risk without reform

14th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Embracing equality at the Glasgow Science Centre

Ashley Byars explains why Glasgow Science Centre is changing to attract a more diverse audience

6th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Safer internet use is an issue for the whole sector

Jess McBeath examines the issue of consent, the theme for this year's Safer Internet Day

4th February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Charities need support from local authorities, not just praise

John Downie responds to the news that Fife Gingerbread faces an uncertain future amidst funding cuts

1st February 2019 by TFN Guest

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Collaborations that drive inclusion in the digital age

Lucy Murdoch explains how third sector organisations globally and in Scotland are helping to create technological solutions to social issues

31st January 2019 by TFN Guest

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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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Child neglect: the tensions between care and justice

Joanna Barrett explores why incidents of child cruelty have been growing in England but going down in Scotland

11th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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To personalise employment services we need to know how it benefits people

Satwat Rehman responds to the first Fair Start Scotland statistics, and highlights the need for single parent participation to be tracked

7th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Volunteering improves health and wellbeing

Matthew Linning looks at the benefits of volunteering to mark International Volunteer Day

5th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Why working parents are struggling to repel the rising tide of poverty

Paul Brook tells the stories behind the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s UK Poverty 2018 report

4th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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Tips to help families through Christmas

Ian Maxwell gives tips on how separated parents can help embrace Christmas for the benefit of their children

4th December 2018 by TFN Guest

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