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New Mental Health Strategy falls short of the mark say third sector children’s services providers

30 Mar 2017

Scotland’s largest children’s charities have expressed their disappointment that the Scottish Government’s 10 year strategy for mental health in Scotland lacks detail on how the transformational change needed to address children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing will be addressed.

Make a big splash for local children

28 Mar 2017

People of Dumfries & Galloway and Ayrshire are being invited to join in the swimming fundraising extravaganza, the River Dee Wild Swim, at the Crossmichael Marina on Saturday 3rd June. Whether you’re swimming for fun or for charity, there’s a water-based challenge available for the whole family!

In response to the First Minister’s commitment to review referral and assessment process for children and young people

24 Mar 2017

Barnardo’s Scotland welcomes First Minister’s Commitment to tackle the issue of rejected referrals We welcome today, 24 March 2017, the commitment by First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, to carry out a review of the referral and assessment process for children and young people to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

CreativeBreak Funding means more support for young carers in Inverclyde

23 Mar 2017

Barnardo’s Scotland will be providing more support to young carers in Inverclyde after receiving an award from the CreativeBreaks fund, provided by the Scottish Government.

Call for a review of children and young people rejected by mental health services as new research highlights serious issues with the referral process

20 Mar 2017

Barnardo’s Scotland today, Monday 21 March, called for the Scottish Government to undertake a full review of the referral and assessment process for children and young people to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).

Thanks for your support

16 Mar 2017

We would like to thank everyone who worked, shopped, volunteered or donated in our furniture shop in Church Street in Dumfries, which has recently closed. We very much appreciate the support the local community has given us over the many years.

A “Barnardo’s Bride” runs London Marathon for children’s charity

08 Mar 2017

A runner from Edinburgh is training to take on her first full marathon for Barnardo’s Scotland.

In response to the Scottish Government’s announcement on Named Person

07 Mar 2017

Barnardo’s Scotland has welcomed today’s announcement from the Scottish Government as a step closer to implementation of the Named Person policy.

Former Scotland rugby star backs charity golf day

06 Mar 2017

Barnardo’s Scotland’s annual golf tournament, which has been running for close to a decade, is aiming to raise even more money for the charity on Thursday 1st June 2017 at Archerfield Links, East Lothian.

Scottish Apprenticeship Week 6-10 March 2017 Partnership working gives employment opportunities to young people

06 Mar 2017

Scottish Apprenticeship week, 6 - 10 March 2017, will be celebrated across the country by many organisations in Scotland this week. Our employment training services, Barnardo’s Works, has a lot to celebrate, with local employers across Scotland supporting young people through their Modern Apprenticeships and into employment.

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