Our news helps everyone working with and for children in need of care and protection, their families and carers, and with care leavers, to keep up to speed with what's going on in the sector, here in Scotland, and further afield.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon issues official apology to people affected by historic adoption practices

22 March 2023
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has issued an official apology to women in Scotland who were forced to give up their babies for a…

Research published into the number of births to care experienced teenagers and women in Scotland

13 February 2023
The Why Not? Trust for Care Experienced Young People (a charity supported by Care Visions) commissioned CELCIS, the Centre for E…

Children’s Commissioner for England publishes report on the separation of children in care and their brothers and sisters

26 January 2023
Children’s Commissioner for England Rachel de Souza has today (26 January) published ‘Siblings in Care’, a new report investigat…

CELCIS asked by the Scottish Government to undertake independent research on children’s services in Scotland

10 October 2022
CELCIS, the Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection, has been asked to undertake research to improve the unders…

'Your right to continuing care' - new information materials published

11 August 2022
Together, young people with experience of care, CELCIS, the Care Inspectorate and Clan Childlaw, have produced a new information…