Lived experienced wanted for new OU Course

We're looking for those with care/lived experience to help develop a new trauma informed and relationship based practice Open University Course. Read more

Digital Dough: Exciting Virtual Reality storytelling workshops set to challenge stigma and create change

Exciting opportunity for care and justice experienced young people to use Virtual Reality to share their story and challenge media perpetuated stigma and discrimination. Read more

Latest children's social work statistics reveal mixed bag for care leavers

The latest social work statistics for the year 21 -22 have been published and although progress is being made there is still a lot to do to ensure care leavers access the supports available to them. Read more

Local House Project study reveals key to successful outcomes for care leavers

Our study of three local house projects, delivered by the National House Project highlights the positive outcomes that can be achieved when a holistic, relationship based approach is applied to housing policy. Read more

Education Outcomes for 'Looked After' School Leavers 2020/21 released

The Scottish Government report on Educational Attainment for Looked After children reveals that, once again, despite some improvements, there's still a long way to go before their outcomes are indistinguishable from their peers. Read more

Congratulations SallyAnn Kelly OBE

We're thrilled that Aberlour CEO and our Chair, SallyAnn Kelly has received an OBE for Services to Families in Scotland. Read more

Staf CEO responds to latest social work statistics

Jo Derrick responds to the annual Children and Young People Social Work Statistics in Scotland which show encouraging signs but also that more work needs to be done. Read more

CELCIS Continuing Care: An exploration of implementation

CELCIS have produced their latest research on Continuing Care in practice revealing that further work needs to be done to ensure this life changing policy is implemented consistently and effectively across Scotland. Read more