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Our goal is simple. We want to make a difference.

We are totally 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. What's more, to achieve effective, enduring and positive change across the board, we take an innovative, evidence-based improvement approach across complex systems.

Our media releases

Time bar lifted for survivors of child abuse

Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017
The Scottish Government has announced that a long-standing barrier to survivors of childhood abuse being able to take civil lega…


Consultation on financial redress for abuse survivors

Published: Monday 4 September 2017
Adult survivors of abuse whilst in care are being encouraged to share their views on a possible financial redress scheme, by tak…


Get Write In!

Published: Tuesday 28 March 2017
A creative writing competition for all school-aged children who are looked after or have care experience.


Children’s Hearing Scotland – Feedback Loop report 2014/15

Published: Friday 17 March 2017
Children’s Hearing Scotland has published its Feedback Loop report. The report comprises a national overview and breakdown of …


Named person announcement in Scottish Parliament – CELCIS responds

Published: Wednesday 8 March 2017
The Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, made a statement in Parliament regarding the Named Person Service and the legal challen…


CELCIS responds Child Protection Systems Review report accepted by Government

Published: Thursday 2 March 2017
The Scottish Minister for Childcare and Early Years, Mark McDonald gave a statement to Parliament in response to recommendation…


Scottish Government’s Review of Scotland’s Care System Chair announced - CELCIS responds

Published: Thursday 16 February 2017
Scottish Government announces Fiona Duncan, CEO of Lloyd TSB Foundation, as Chair of Independent Review of Scotland's Care Syste…


CELCIS reaction to The Fostering Network report on state of UK fostering system

Published: Tuesday 31 January 2017
Following a survey of 2,500 foster carers, the Fostering Network has warned that the UK’s fostering system is under ‘unsusta…


New report compares child care systems globally

Published: Thursday 19 January 2017
New report examines the circumstances of children and families in relation to the care systems across Asia, African and Latin Am…


CELCIS response to mentoring of Glasgow’s young people

Published: Wednesday 18 January 2017
CELCIS responds to new initiative involving 10% of Glasgow City Council workforce mentoring young people.


Media/press enquiries

Contact Mike Findlay
0141 444 8512
celcis.comms@strath.ac.uk