Other sources of information

A list of other organisations who may provide useful information

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  • Barnardo's
    Barnardo's transforms the lives of vulnerable children across the UK through the work of projects, campaigning and research expertise.
  • British Adoption and Fostering Association (BAAF)
    Provides services across the whole of Scotland. Trainers and consultants travel throughout the country to provide specialised training to a wide range of agencies, including local authorities, independent fostering providers and voluntary adoption agencies.
  • Care Inspectorate
    The Care Inspectorate is the independent scrutiny and improvement body for care and children's services. They have a significant part to play in improving services for adults and children across Scotland.
  • The Charter
    From the Scottish Government: 'The Charter: Protecting Children and Young People'. The clear message from children and young people is that they have a right to be protected and be safe from harm from others.
  • ChildLine
    Free, 24-hour helpline for children and young people in the UK.
  • Children1st 
    Our vision is a happy, healthy, safe and secure childhood for every child and young person in Scotland.
  • Children in Scotland
    National agency for voluntary, statutory and professional organisations and individuals working with children and their families in Scotland.
  • Family Care Trust 
    Community based relationship education for parents, couples and young adults.
  • Fostering Network Scotland
    The UK's leading charity for foster care; we are dedicated to making foster care better.
  • Kidscape
    Children's charity dealing with bullying.
  • National Childrens' Bureau
    Our vision is of a society in which children and young people contribute, are valued, and their rights respected.
  • Scottish Throughcare and Aftercare Forum
    Aims to improve support for young people leaving care by influencing the development of national policies and local support services.
  • The Who Cares? Trust
    Designed to improve the day to day experience of children and young people in local authority care.
  • Young Scot - National Youth Information Portal 
    Scottish youth information for 11-26 year olds.
  • Young Scot - North Lanarkshire Information
    Scottish youth information for 11-26 year olds in North Lanarkshire.
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