Staf report: COVID-19 impact on care leavers highlights need to build back better

Staf has published a report setting out the impact of COVID-19 on care leavers, based on feedback from young people themselves and Staf member organisations who support them. Read more

£10 child benefit top-up would benefit care-experienced parents

Staf CEO Jo Derrick has joined calls for £10 per week child benefit top-up to lift families out of poverty, which will particularly support care-experienced parents who may be experiencing unexpected financial difficulties. Read more

Scottish Government heeds Staf calls for changes to Job Start Payment

Staf CEO Jo Derrick has today welcomed proposals for a new benefit to support young people moving into work, which include changes called for by Staf to better support care leavers. Read more

Political parties tell Staf how they'll tackle care leaver poverty

We asked the main Scottish political parties what action their MPs will take after the General Election to ensure that no care leaver lives in poverty. Here's what they told us. Read more