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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…


Vulnerable young people experience digital exclusion

Published: Wednesday 4 October 2017
Report on the #NotWithoutMe pilot programme challenges the assumption that young people are ‘digital natives’ who have basic dig…


Move to exempt care leavers from Council Tax

Published: Friday 29 September 2017
North Ayrshire Council wants to be the first local authority in Scotland to exempt care experienced young people from Council Ta…


Mentoring programme expands to all Glasgow secondary schools

Published: Friday 29 September 2017
Disadvantaged and care experienced young people in every Glasgow secondary school will now benefit from the mentoring programme …


National Implementation Advisor for care leavers appointed in England

Published: Tuesday 12 September 2017
A new adviser to support young people as they leave the care system has been appointed in England to help improve the lives of v…


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