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Join the fun at the Glasgow Kiltwalk

04 Apr 2016

Have you thought of fundraising for Barnardo’s Scotland but not quite found the right event for you? What about the Kiltwalk?

Scale New Heights for Vulnerable Children with Barnardo’s Scotland

03 Apr 2016

Barnardo’s Scotland is challenging people to ‘scale new heights’ for vulnerable children in 2016 by taking on an abseil challenge to mark Barnardo’s 150th Anniversary.

Concerns about Named Person

30 Mar 2016

Barnardo’s Scotland response to concerns about the Named Person The Named Person is not some form of ‘state guardian’ and will not be a new person in a child’s life, but merely a stronger role for an existing member of staff, usually a teacher or health visitor. The new system should ensure that the Named Person has the information they need when issues first appear in a child’s life, so they can support the child and their family before problems become severe.

Barnardo’s Scotland host Foster Carer Appreciation Night to thank all Dundee foster carers

29 Mar 2016

Barnardo’s recently held a Foster carer appreciation night in Dundee with local foster carers attending.

Supported lodgings a ‘lifeline’ for vulnerable young care leavers, first ever review shows

23 Mar 2016

Some of the UK’s most vulnerable young people are having their lives transformed when they have to leave home thanks to ‘host’ families, according to research [1] by children’s charity Barnardo’s.

Charities Joint Letter Supreme Court must throw out appeal against Named Person

08 Mar 2016

In the week that the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom will hear the arguments presented by those opposed to the national roll out of the Named Person service, we, as Scotland’s leading children’s charities and public sector stakeholders, hope the court dismisses this case as other courts have on two previous occasions.

Don’t write off a generation, invest in them says energy firm

03 Mar 2016

Leading energy firm SSE is today making the business case for companies to do more to support young people written off from the jobs market.

Third Sector needs more support for vital role in planning children’s services

26 Feb 2016

A new report from the National Third Sector GIRFEC project says that third sector organisations, large and small, have a vital role in the planning of children’s services but need more support to do so.

Barnardo’s Scotland Bonnyrigg store invites you to their wardrobe changeover

23 Feb 2016

On Thursday 3rd March the Barnardo’s Scotland Bonnyrigg store will be holding an evening event between 6 and 8 pm to debut their spring and summer stock.

Volunteer with Barnardo’s Scotland in Perth and Help Change the Lives of Vulnerable Children

23 Feb 2016

Barnardo’s Scotland is encouraging local people to give their time to help keep their local Perth shop open on a Sunday.

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