Young people supported through Barnardo’s Scotland Employment, Training and Skills services, Barnardo’s Works, will benefit from a £10,000 bursary supplied by one of the children’s charity’s funding partners, Hymans Robertson Foundation.
Years of austerity have had a harrowing impact on vulnerable families in Scotland with some now facing destitution, reveals NSPCC Scotland and Barnardo’s Scotland research published in 'Challenges from the Frontline – Revisited'
A campaign by three children’s charities which led to Scotland becoming the first country in the UK to end physical punishment of children in law won Cracking Campaign of the year at the annual Scottish Charity awards
The new service launched by Barnardo's Scotland will connect children, young people and families to the outdoors in local communities to inspire and develop stronger connections with nature and local heritage sites including parks, gardens, urban green spaces, forests, woodlands, rivers/waterways, seas and beaches.
Since the start of Covid-19, Barnardo’s Scotland and Action for Children Scotland have been supporting families who have been worst hit by the pandemic. The two charities have now, between them, reached the milestone of distributing over £1m of support to children, young people and families.