For more detailed information, please see our range of advice sheets on family support, child protection, looked after children, family and friends care, adoption or challenging decisions.
Family Rights Group affirms commitment to the Promise
Following the first anniversary of the Independent Care Review in Scotland, Family Rights Group affirms its commitment to keeping the Promise and delivering on system change to help more children live safely and thrive within their family and community.Read the statement here
Updated guide for parents and families with a child in the care system during the national lockdown, Feb 2021
This guide explains the current legal provisions. It sets out ways parents can keep in contact with, and support, their children while Covid-19 restrictions remain in place.Read the guide here
New survey reveals severe strains on kinship carers
A new Covid report from the Parliamentary Taskforce on Kinship Care shows that kinship carers are facing severe strains on their capacity to balance health, financial hardship and the wellbeing and educational needs of children who might otherwise be in the care system.Read the report here