The Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) has opened a consultation on the draft Child Friendly Complaints Handling Principles (PDF, 125KB) and responses are being accepted until 1 March 2024.
The Association for Fostering, Kinship and Adoption (AFKA) Scotland launched a free online toolkit on 26th June to support practitioners with CYP Transitions to Permanence and to help them stay connected with the people important to them during Transitions and beyond.
Kinship Care Week 2023 took place on 13 – 17 March 2023 and was a fantastic celebration of ‘Connection’ for Kinship carers. The week included an in-person gathering in Glasgow and contributions from many organisations, including ourselves.
To read the Winter 2022 Magazine, CLICK HERE. The festive Winter edition of the Children’s Health Scotland magazine is now available to view online. So, get cosy, grab and hot drink, and enjoy!
A study by the Children and Young People’s Centre for Justice (CYCJ) has been published by Nuffield Family Justice Observatory relating to English and Welsh children placed in care in Scotland.
Foster Care Fortnight takes place 9 – 22 May and is The Fostering Network’s annual campaign which aims to raise awareness of fostering and show how foster care transforms lives. The theme for this year’s Foster Care Fortnight is #FosteringCommunities so that we can all celebrate the strength and resilience of fostering communities and everything […]
Care Day 2021 is an international celebration that brings together the Care-Experienced Community, and their allies, to raise awareness about shifting public attitudes, accessing rights, and sparking important discussions. Care Day was first launched in 2015 to mark the one-year anniversary of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill 2014, which committed to strengthening support […]