6,109 

young people eligible for aftercare as at 31 July 2018

25

percentage of young people eligible for aftercare who were in education, training or employment 

208

young people recorded as in a Continuing Care placement in 2017-2018

Youth Justice Voices announces new creative collaboration

Staf and CYCJ’s Scotland-wide participation project, Youth Justice Voices, is delighted to announce an exciting new collaboration with Articulate Cultural Trust and Scottish artist Scott Lang (Slang), exploring identity through a range of creative art forms.

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Author: Lewis Macleod

Project Return: Steering Group

Project Return is now looking for people with care and/or justice experience, alongside members of the workforce to join this projects steering group. We are now meeting fortnightly - email [email protected] to find out more and get involved!

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Author: Lewis Macleod

Location: Glasgow (Venue TBC),, Glasgow

We listen. We care. We love.

Building Relationships

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.

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Author: Liam Furby

Project Return

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.

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Author: Cheryl Leggett

Youth Justice Voices

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.

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Author: Liam Furby

Latest news

  • Youth Justice Voices announces new creative collaboration

    Staf and CYCJ’s Scotland-wide participation project, Youth Justice Voices, is delighted to announce an exciting new collaboration with Articulate Cultural Trust and Scottish artist Scott Lang (Slang), exploring identity through a range of creative art forms. Read more

  • Young people with care experience at the heart of new project

    Staf and Children in Scotland are delighted to announce their partnership with young people with care experience to design and deliver the evaluation of a ground-breaking new initiative in Scotland. Read more

  • New Staf Leadership Team Announced

    SallyAnn Kelly and Carole Dearie have been announced as the incoming Chair and Vice-Chair respectively on the Staf Board of Directors, and will support new CEO Jo Derrick. Find out more about Staf's new leadership team here. Read more

Upcoming Events

  • Project Return: Steering Group

    Project Return is now looking for people with care and/or justice experience, alongside members of the workforce to join this projects steering group. We are now meeting fortnightly - email [email protected] to find out more and get involved! Read more

  • Implications of Continuing Care Focus Group

    Wednesday 19th February | 11.30pm - 2.30pm | Edinburgh Read more

  • Care Leavers into Employment Focus Group

    Wednesday 4 March 2020 | 10.30am - 1.00pm | Venue TBC Read more

Latest Blog

  • Taking a youth work approach to participation

    Youth Justice Participation Worker, Ruth Kerracher gives us an overview of Staf and CYCJ’s participation project Youth Justice Voices and how youth work plays an integral role in this work. Read more

  • Celebrating Connection: Care Experienced Week 2019

    This year's Care Experienced Week was from the 19th - 26th of October, with events happening all over Scotland, and it's fair to say the Staf team got well and truly stuck in! Read more

  • Imagining a world where good and stable relationships are the norm

    What would the world look like if young people in and leaving care had the relationships they require to thrive? That was the question I posed at our three Mapping Relationships workshops – in Aberdeen, Glasgow and online – which were buzzing with discussion and positive ideas for change. Read more