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News from CELCIS and the children's sector

News release: Scottish Care Leavers Covenant

Published: Monday 2 November 2015
At the start of National Care Leavers Week 2015, a major project to support young care leavers in Scotland has been announced. (…


Sign up and improve opportunities for our care leavers

Published: Wednesday 28 October 2015
Are you a corporate parent? Sign up to the Scottish Care Leavers Covenant and support our care leavers.


Overseen but often overlooked report

Published: Tuesday 6 October 2015
Home supervision provides an unparalleled opportunity to support our vulnerable children. We call for greater investment in fami…


Historic abuse inquiry

Published: Thursday 1 October 2015
The Historical Child Abuse Inquiry started its work on 1 October 2015.


Inquiry into Historical Abuse of Children in Care begins

Published: Thursday 1 October 2015
The CELCIS statement at the start of the Historic Abuse Inquiry.


A co-ordinated approach needed to tackle attainment gap

Published: Thursday 10 September 2015
The report offers a number of suggestions on how the Bill can deliver real change including the need to report on efforts to red…


Funds available to raise kinship care allowances

Published: Thursday 10 September 2015
£10 million to go to councils to raise kinship care allowances to the same level as foster care families.


What does ‘When I grow up’ mean to you?

Published: Tuesday 11 August 2015
We're looking for writing and artwork from care-experienced young people to display in our Creative Gallery at CELCIS 2016.


Encourage young voters to register

Published: Tuesday 11 August 2015
With the voting age now 16 in Scotland, help to encourage all 15-17 year olds who will be eligible to vote to register.


The power of human rights to improve people’s health and care

Published: Wednesday 1 July 2015
A new website, which includes five short films, has been created showing how human rightsare being used in health and social car…


Attainment of looked after children rises

Published: Wednesday 17 June 2015
The statistics show an improvement in looked after children’s levels of attainment and transition into positive destinations lik…


Chair announced for Inquiry into historical child abuse

Published: Thursday 28 May 2015
Our Statement following the announcement by Cabinet Secretary, Angela Constance of Susan O’Brien QC as Chair.The Historical Chil…


CELCIS Statement on the Inquiry into historical child abuse in institutional care

Published: Thursday 28 May 2015
Statement following the announcement by Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning Angela Constance.


‘Agenda for change’ for care leavers

Published: Tuesday 26 May 2015
Work has begun to develop a Scottish Care Leavers Covenant with buy in from a wide range of partners across Scotland.


Latest Children’s Social Work Statistics released

Published: Thursday 9 April 2015
Children's Social Work Statistics Scotland, 2013-14 has been published on the Scottish Government website.


Consultation to hear the views of former foster children

Published: Monday 5 August 2013
To gather views of people who lived in foster care as children has been launched by CELCIS in partnership with the In Care Survi…


Care leavers to discuss justice and remedies for abuse

Published: Friday 7 June 2013
An event aimed at exploring the views of people who were in residential care as children on justice and remedies for historic ab…


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