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Experiences of virtual Children’s Hearings captured in new consultation

03 August 2020
The findings of a new rapid consultation published today (3 August) have identified key areas of focus for further strengthening…


Call to close the digital divide for care leavers

22 July 2020
New rapid research published today (22 July) by CELCIS, has revealed that COVID-19 has further deepened the impact of digital ex…


New investment in family support announced by the Scottish Government

21 July 2020
£4m to fund early intervention and family support has been announced (16 July) in a Ministerial Statement by the Deputy First Mi…


Independent Children’s Rights Impact Assessment on the response to COVID-19 in Scotland warns of children’s human rights emergency

16 July 2020
The Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland has today (16 July) published an independent Impact Assessment on how emer…


CELCIS joins calls for Care Experienced Bursary extension

09 July 2020
Scotland’s leading care-experience organisations have written to the Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Scienc…