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.

Visit the Knowledge bank - jam packed with reserach, blogs, articles...
‘Hardest time of the year’: the students who will spend Christmas alone
December 11th
DfE tells councils to prioritise educational support for children in care
December 10th
Adverse Childhood Experiences examined by Stirling Council
December 10th
Interviews and the minimum criminal age
December 10th
How we are trying to help the mental health of Scotland's young people
December 8th
Mental health: Spotting and averting issues in schools
December 5th
'Heartbreaking': 131,000 Children Will Be Homeless This Christmas
December 5th
Grandmentors: The new scheme to help Wiltshire teens leaving care
December 3rd
18,000 young people at risk of homelessness this Christmas and 93% have no one to turn to
November 30th
Report urges ‘long overdue’ changes to youth justice system
November 29th

Training & events

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


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…

It’s okay to not be okay

Laura Sharpe from See Me to talks about the results of a survey looking at the mental health of young people in Scotland.
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