Our Strategic Plan 2019-2022

Over the next three years we will continue to work relentlessly to ensure that 'the wellbeing and success of young people leaving care across Scotland is indistinguishable from that of their peers in the general population'. Read more

Youth Just Us

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. Read more

Mapping Relationships

Mapping Relationships is the first stage of a new three-year project to support you to develop relationship-based practice, funded by The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation. We will be consulting with all of those who work with care leavers in Scotland to gather opinions and practice examples around relationships. Read more

Care Experienced Bursary Practice Note

The Scottish Government has published a Practice Note, developed in partnership with CELCIS and COSLA, to clarify issues around the Care Experienced Bursary. Read more

Consultation on Children's Services Planning: provision of statutory guidance

Read our response to the Children's Services Planning: provision of statutory guidance consultation. Read more

Shannon's Box

Created by Shannon, 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. Read more

Chief Executive Officer

We are looking for a Chief Executive Officer with the passion, skill and ambition to take Staf forwards, leading a small dedicated team in ensuring Staf continues to increase its reach and influence, helping to make Scotland the best place in the world to grow up. Read more

Job Grant Consultation Response

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

Consultation on the Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order 2019

Read our response to the Scottish Government's consultation on the Continuing Care (Scotland) Amendment Order 2019. Read more

National Conference 2018 - Healing from Trauma and Moving On

Following on from our National Conference, 'Healing from Trauma and Moving On', here you will find some resources from the day, including speaker presentations as well as books and videos mentioned during the day. Read more

Board Member

Would you like to contribute to creating a Scotland that supports all children and young people in leading happy and successful lives, on their own terms? We'd like to hear from you! Read more

Liam Furby

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Top 5 Take-Aways from the Managers’ Forum

At our Managers' Forum we had some vibrant discussion about practice issues within the sector. Check our top 5 take-aways from discussions here! Read more

Shannon Brown

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Our Team

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Lewis Macleod

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The Importance of Relationships

We are working on a project to highlight the importance of relationships in the lives of care-experienced young people. Find out more about the project. Read more