Extra £10.5 to improve education outcomes for care experienced children and young people.

The Scottish Government have announced an extra £10.5m to improve education outcomes for care experienced young people. Read more

Guidance for Kinship Carers

The Scottish Government has published new guidance for kinship carers. Read more

Staf responds to research on foodbank use

Staf CEO Jo Derrick responds to the Trussell Trust's research which revealed that 1/5 of foodbank users in Scotland have experienced of care. Read more

Exciting Recruitment News

We are delighted to share that the appointment of two key roles within the Staf family which will bolster the work of Staf and help to support our members to #KeepThePromise Read more

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