We listen. We care. We love.
Youth Just Us member Bella reflects on the adverts of Christmas past and present, what it feels like to be care experienced at the 'most wonderful time of the year' and her message to care experienced children and young people. Read more
Staf Summit | 8th March 2022 | Online Read more
We've made some changes to the Real Toolkit. Project Worker Katrina explains what they are and why they were introduced. Read more
young people eligible for aftercare as at 31 July 2021
percentage of young people eligible for aftercare who were in education, training or employment as at 31 July 2020
young people recorded as in a Continuing Care placement in 2019-2020
Created by Shannon when in role as our Youth Facilitator, Shannon's Box is designed to make entering care a little easier for children and young people. Find out more about this project.
This crisis has shone a new light on the issues children and young people in and leaving care face but we also know that there’s some great work continuing and we hope to highlight this through the #WeLove campaign.
The Real Toolkit is a collection of guides for young people in care and the workforce that support them. REAL stands for Relationships, Empathy and Love which is both our vision for young people as well as the guiding principles throughout this resource. While the focus is on the transition out of care and the time comes after that, this resource can be used by anyone at any time.
Go to www.therealtoolkit.scot to find out more
Funded by The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.
Funded by the Life Changes Trust, Project Return will bring together young people and practitioners to aid our understanding of trauma and trauma-informed practice, and to explore the supportive environments we know are required to support recovery and the development of relationships.
With funding from the Life Changes Trust and in collaboration with Children and Young People's Centre for Justice (CYCJ), we listen to the voice of care and justice-experienced young people so that their views are given the due weight and attention they deserve.
UCAS have launched their report on the experiences of care experienced students who have applied to college or university, including information on levels of support, aspirations and the application process. Read more
Our study of three local house projects, delivered by the National House Project highlights the positive outcomes that can be achieved when a holistic, relationship based approach is applied to housing policy. Read more
Staf and Children and Scotland's evaluation of the Home and Belonging projects reveals what needs to be done to ensure positive outcomes for care experienced young people. Read more
Staf CEO Jo Derrick shares her thoughts on the Home and Belonging evaluation carried out by Children in Scotland and Staf Read more