We listen. We care. We love.
This is the second edition of the 'Youth Justice Voices' newsletter created for care and justice experienced young people in Scotland and created by us, the young people of Youth Just Us! Read more
The Catalysts have created Seeds for Change an indoor plant starter kit that will bring nature and nurture inside to care leavers and workers' homes. Read more
Staf has published a report setting out the impact of COVID-19 on care leavers, based on feedback from young people themselves and Staf member organisations who support them. Read more
Staf has compiled information and resources on coronavirus (COVID-19), to help assist care-experienced young people and those who support them. Read more
young people eligible for aftercare as at 31 July 2018
percentage of young people eligible for aftercare who were in education, training or employment
young people recorded as in a Continuing Care placement in 2017-2018
Staf's leadership team are now looking for someone with financial qualification/expertise, ideally from charity finance background, to bring the additional skillset and experience to our Board to achieve our strategic ambitions.
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.
Building Relationships is the second stage in our new three-year project to support you to develop relationship-based practice, 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, we have begun a new project, jointly with the Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice, to listen to the voice of care and justice-experienced young people so that their views are given the due weight and attention they deserve.
Shannon’s Box, a Staf project delivered in collaboration with East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership, has been recognised as a finalist in for the Pioneering Project award at the SCVO Scottish Charity Awards. Read more
Read Staf's response to The Scottish Parliament Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee's Call for Evidence on youth employment. Read more
We stand with all of those raising their voice against racism, discrimination and injustice. But we know it isn’t good enough for us to stand against racism, we must be actively anti-racist. Read more
Tuesday 18th August | 10am - 11.30pm | Online (Microsoft Teams) Read more
Thursday 20th August | 11.00am - 12.30pm | Online (Zoom) Read more
Tuesday 25th August | 10am - 11.30pm | Online (Microsoft Teams) Read more
This blog considers the experience of care for children and young people who are Black, Asian or part of other ethnic minorities, and the need for an actively anti-racist Scottish children's care sector. Read more
'Operation Play Outdoor' is the second workshop in a series of 'Seeds for Change' forestry club activities, organised by Project Return's care-experienced steering group, 'The Catalysts'. The workshop will give us tups on how to take care of your own garden or indoor forests, delivered by Craig from Scottish Forestry. Read more
In this guest blog, CEO of The Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS), David Robb, reflects on the work the organisation has undertaken to support care-experienced students. #WeLove Read more