Fighting for childhood in Scotland How we're standing up for children
We’re building a better future for Scotland's children through working with local services and communities and influencing national policy developments and political processes.
We use the information and learning gathered through our direct services with children and families to inform decision-making and encourage wider change to protect Scotland's children from abuse and neglect.
We want to move child welfare up the policy agenda and place it at the heart of building a better future for Scotland.
Scotland consultation responses
Our policy team in Scotland respond to government consultations and write briefings to influence the development of policies and laws that affect children and young people. Below are the most recent government consultations we've responded to.
More consultation responses
Find older Scotland consultation responses.
Statistics on child protection in Scotland
Official statistics help tell us how many children have been identified as needing support or protection in Scotland.
How child protection works in Scotland
Find out how the systems and laws of Scotland work to help keep children safe from abuse and harm.
Research and resources
Getting it right for mothers and babies
Challenges from the frontline
More research from Scotland
Find more research and resources from Scotland in our library catalogue.
Services for children and families in Scotland
We have service centres across the United Kingdom which offer a combination of services to children, families and professionals. We support parents and families in caring for their children and provide therapeutic assistance to help children move on from abuse.
What you can do in Scotland
Child protection training in Scotland
Find an event near you
From marathon to skydives, bake sales to gala dinners, we've got an event for you in Scotland.
Make a donation today
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