Join us at the Mapping Relationships workshops!

Staf Learning and Development Project Worker, Papoula Petri Romão tells us all about the upcoming Mapping Relationships workshops. Read more

Do you want to help shape Staf policy?

Staf is delighted to announce the formation of a new Policy Engagement Group to ensure that the voice of our members is at the heart of our political output. Check out this short blog for an overview of the group's remit, and get in touch if you are interested in getting involved. Read more

Mapping Relationships: we want to hear from you

Staf is launching a new project called Mapping Relationships to support you to develop relationship-based practice. Find out more about how you can get involved in this exciting new project. Read more

Project Return: returning young people to a life that isn’t determined by experience of trauma

In a country that believes that all young people deserve care and love, it cannot be right that their wellbeing and success is often determined by the adversity and trauma they have experienced. Read more

Youth Just Us

Our project to support the participation of young people with care and justice experience is gathering pace. Here's the latest from Ruth Kerracher, our Youth Justice Participation Worker. Read more

Spotlight on best practice: Fife Council

Here’s what’s working well in Fife in delivering services for care leavers and the practices that are driving improvements in performance. Read more

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