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Charities unite to celebrate LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week 2015


Number of children adopted by LGBT couples triples since landmark law change in 2005

Growing Up – Gardening Project Success for young people with Disabilities


Achievements of young trainees of the Barnardo’s Scotland Growing Up Project will be acknowledged with the presentation of certificates by Colin Stirling of the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society, at an annual awards ceremony on Friday 27 February in Dundee.

An Unfair Sentence - The hidden cost of parental imprisonment on Scotland’s infants


Two of Scotland’s leading children’s charities have called for a renewed focus on the ‘low visibility’ of infants and children affected by parental imprisonment, ahead of a member’s debate in Scottish Parliament today (26 February).

Scotland’s Toddlers raise nearly £30,000 for Barnardo’s Scotland


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Customers tell Barnardo’s Scotland to ‘keep the change’


Barnardo’s Scotland urges customers to take advantage of National Donate your Change Week (14-20 February) in its local stores to help raise funds to make a real difference to the lives of the most vulnerable children across Scotland.

Barnardo’s appeals for cash to help support a growing number of sexually exploited children


Barnardo’s is launching an urgent £370,000 appeal for funds to respond to a massive surge in child sexual exploitation cases referred to the charity.

Third Sector: key to transforming the way we plan services for children


A major national conference in Edinburgh will hear that third sector organisations have a key role in ensuring that services for children are planned and delivered in a way that delivers on the vision of Scotland being the best place to grow up.

Leading children’s charities welcome proposed Bill on support for children and families experiencing parental imprisonment: Evidence shows having a parent in prison triples a child’s chance of mental health problems


Barnardo’s Scotland, NSPCC Scotland and Families Outside today (5 February) welcome the announcement by Labour MSP Mary Fee of a Support for Children (Impact of Parental Imprisonment) Bill which aims to provide better support for children and families affected by parental imprisonment.

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