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.

Scotland’s Financial Redress Scheme now open

08 December 2021
In a statement to the Scottish Parliament (8 December 2021), Scotland’s Deputy First Minister John Swinney announced that the Fi…

New report explores fostering in 2021

07 December 2021
The views and experiences of foster carers and services have been published (7 December) in a new State of the Nation's Foster C…

New funding for Scottish Attainment Challenge approach and supporting education recovery

24 November 2021
The Scottish Government has announced (23 November) £200 million of targeted funding as part of a redesigned approach to tacklin…

UNCRC implementation guidance published

19 November 2021
New introductory guidance on the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) published.

CELCIS’s response to the Scottish Government’s National Care Service consultation

02 November 2021
CELCIS has submitted (today, 2 November) our response to the Scottish Government's consultation on their proposals for a Nationa…