For the first time foster and kinship carers across Scotland will receive at least a standard national allowance to support them in caring for the children and young people they look after. Funded by £16 million from the Scottish Government, the new Scottish Recommended Allowance will benefit more than 9,000 children.
The Scottish Government has published Children’s Social Work Statistics Scotland: 2021 to 2022, including data on children on the child protection register, as well as children and young people looked after, in continuing care, eligible for aftercare, and in secure care accommodation.
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 […]
Children’s Health Scotland supports Care Experienced Week 2019 – a week that runs from 18 to 25 October 2019 and celebrates children and young people who are currently experiencing or have left formal care.