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Growing Up Service - Helping young people with disabilities to flourish - Invitation to Information Session

21 Oct 2014

An innovative service by children’s charity Barnardo’s Scotland is offering skills in horticulture for young people with learning disabilities aged 18 – 30 years.

Barnardo’s Scotland brings you Coffee, Cake and Carers!

13 Oct 2014

Children’s charity Barnardo’s Scotland fostering has launched its new initiative ‘Word of Mouth’ (WoM) in the north of Scotland this month to give people considering fostering the chance to meet local foster carers and find out what fostering is all about.

Barnardo's position on mandatory work activity

10 Oct 2014

Barnardo’s has been made aware that we were named as accepting unemployed people placed on a compulsory community work programme in Redcar. We were listed as a customer of the Groundworks charity which manages placements for the government in the North East of England.

Tess Daly Launches Toy Exchange

01 Oct 2014

The Christmas tradition of giving starts today as TV presenter and mum of two Tess Daly launches the third annual Argos Toy Exchange for Barnardo’s.

Don't penalise most vulnerable with 18-21 benefits cuts

28 Sep 2014

In response to the announcement this morning that the Conservative Party intend scrapping benefits for young people under 21 year olds, Barnardo’s Chief Executive, Javed Khan, said:

Scottish Charities win UK Charity Excellence Award

19 Sep 2014

Barnardo’s Scotland part of the Coalition for Continuing Care is celebrating today after receiving the Big Impact Award at the Third Sector Excellence Awards held in London on 18 September.

15 Lessons from Rotherham - Let’s not make the same mistakes in Scotland

12 Sep 2014

The children’s charity Barnardo’s Scotland has today, 12 September, published a report, ‘Lessons for Scotland from the Jay Report into Child Sexual Exploitation in Rotherham, highlighting the lessons for Scotland from the Rotherham Inquiry Report into Child Sexual Exploitation.

Barnardo’s team with leading psychologist to get the nation celebrating kids’ achievements

10 Sep 2014

Barnardo’s has launched a campaign to encourage the public to celebrate the achievements of the children in their lives and share them with the nation.

Barnardo’s goes undercover after research shows children leaving care are being placed repeatedly in unsafe accommodation

07 Sep 2014

New figures released today show that over half of Local Authorities in England are placing children leaving care in sometimes dangerous and frightening environments for long periods of time.

Barnardo's calls for no child to be branded a prostitute

01 Sep 2014

Barnardo's Chief Executive Javed Khan says: “It is disgusting that sexually exploited children in Rotherham were labelled as ‘prostitutes’ by those they turned to for help.

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