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Published, 26 August 2015

All news from CELCIS and the children's sector

Successful permanence programme to expand

Published: Thursday 3 December 2015
The hugely successful Permanence and Care Excellence (PACE) programme is to expand to all areas across Scotland.


Getting it right for looked after children

Published: Thursday 26 November 2015
Our statement welcoming the ambitions of Scottish Government's new strategy to improve services for looked after children and yo…


We've changed our website

Published: Monday 23 November 2015
We’ve launched our new site. Check out our old fave stuff and some of our fantastic new features...


Call for Papers for SIRCC Conference

Published: Wednesday 18 November 2015
If you have an idea for a workshop then get in touch with us to showcase your practice.


Sign-up to be a #ChildRightsChamp

Published: Wednesday 18 November 2015
Calling all MSPs to sign the Child Rights Manifesto and become #ChildRightsChamps ahead of the 2016 Scottish Parliament election…


Call for workshops - European Social Services Conference

Published: Thursday 12 November 2015
Empowering communities, combatting poverty, improving services World Forum, The Hague | 20-22 June 2016


Survey: Scotland’s new National Care Standards

Published: Tuesday 10 November 2015
The Care Inspectorate and Healthcare Improvement Scotland want your views on the principles that will form the new National Care…


Countries worldwide fail to protect children's rights

Published: Monday 2 November 2015
The KidsRights Index - ranks how countries adhere to and are equipped to improve children's rights - found that all 165 countrie…


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…