Putting young people in the driving seat

This week, Staf and CYCJ's Youth Justice Voices project got underway with the first info session at our office - putting young people in the driving seat in more ways that one! Find out more. Read more

Staf's Response to the Job Grant Consultation

Staf's response to The Scottish Government's consultation on the proposed Job Grant for young people entering into employment. Read more

No poverty of ambition for care leavers

Liam Furby, our Policy and Communications Manager, takes a look at the latest figures around poverty, the risks of budget cuts to our young people and services, and what Staf is doing to tackle poverty. Read more

The latest children's social work statistics: what you need to know

The Scottish Government has published the 2017-18 Children's Social Work Statistics for Scotland. Read our summary of the figures here. Read more

Talking relationships with the First Minister: what our members said

As part of our Importance of Relationships project, we were delighted to welcome First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to our offices in Glasgow on Monday 11th March to hear from young people and workers about the vital impact of positive relationships in the lives of young people in and leaving care. Find out what our members said about the visit. Read more

How Staf is amplifying the voice of young people with experience of the care and justice systems

Ruth Kerracher, Youth Justice Participation Worker, gives an overview of Staf and CYCJ's new project to amplify the voice of young people with experience of the care and justice systems. Read more

The latest news on the Care Experienced Bursary

Liam Furby, Staf Policy and Communications Manager, gives an update on the latest news regarding the Care Experienced Bursary. Read more

The new Care Inspectorate framework for children’s homes: what you need to know

Our Policy and Communications Manager, Liam Furby, provides an overview of what you need to know regarding The Care Inspectorate's new framework for care homes for children and young people and residential schools. Read more

Job Grant consultation - What are your views?

The Scottish Government are consulting on a proposed Job Grant for young people entering employment. Staf will be submitting an organisational response and we want to hear your views as members. Read more

How our new project will support our members to prioritise relationships

Staf is embarking on a new project to support the development of relationship-based practice. In this blog, we give you a quick outline of the project. Read more

Four key outcomes from our latest Implications of Continuing Care Focus Group

Read about the key outcomes from our latest Implications of Continuing Care focus group, where we examined what good practice looks like in the provision of Continuing Care. Read more