We are committed to making positive and lasting improvements in the wellbeing of Scotland's children living in and on the edges of care. Ours is a truly collaborative agenda; we work alongside partners, professionals and systems with responsibility for nurturing our vulnerable children and families. Together we work to understand the issues, build on existing strengths, introduce best possible practice and develop solutions.

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Care providers faced constant recruitment challenges, child abuse inquiry told
January 15th
MSPs urged to fast-track law change and ‘stop criminalising eight-year-olds’
January 10th
Children in care make up one third of all missing kids
January 10th
Is this the biggest unaddressed public health issue of our time? – Catherine Calderwood
January 10th
Barnardo’s children’s home care not good enough, admits former boss
January 9th
Child abuse linked to risk of suicide in later life
January 9th
'It's time for survivors to have a voice' Child abuse survivor to hold vigil outside cathedral
January 8th
Falkirk’s young photographers could snap up a prize for their landscape pictures
January 7th
Romania’s care system was in crisis. Now, it’s a role model
January 4th
Better support for care leavers
January 2nd

Training & events

Thursday 28 February

CELCIS Annual Lecture 2019

University of Strathclyde - Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow

Tuesday 12 March

Scottish Care Leavers Covenant Conference 2019

Grand Central Hotel - Gordon Street, Glasgow

Tuesday 4 June | Wednesday 5 June

SIRCC 2019 Conference

Radisson Blu Hotel - Argyle Street, Glasgow


Care experience at Christmas

In this blog post, Alastair Redpath, Co-Chair of the Independent Care Review’s Stigma Work Group, considers why Christmas might not be…

Caring about care means being ready to change

John Ryan reflects on the fight to continue to do best by Scotland’s children.

"I just want to be normal": looked after young people's experiences of feeling different

Professor Julie Selwyn, from the University of Bristol, and Dr Claire Baker from Corum Voice talk about the Bright Spots programme loo…
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