In a letter to the media to mark the first Care Experienced Week (22nd to 28th October), the Scottish Children's Services Coalition calls for all care experienced people to be celebrated, seeking greater support for them and action to tackle the stigma many face.
Liz May, National Co-ordinator for Action for Sick Children Scotland and SCSC member, writes in Third Force News on the opportunity the new Scottish Government has to deliver greater equality of opportunity.
Callum Lynch, a care experienced campaigner and worker with the charity Who Cares? Scotland writes for Friends of the Scotsman. On behalf of the SCSC he welcomes the support offered to care experienced young people to enter university.
The SCSC welcomes Nicola Sturgeon’s pledge to guarantee young people who have spent time in care a place at university and a full bursary.
The SCSC marks Scottish Apprenticeship Week, urging employers to 'look behind the label' and take on young people with disabilities and care experience.
Thousands of Scottish children with additional support needs (ASN) may not be getting the support they need according to a coalition of leading third and independent sector service providers. The Scottish Children’s Services Coalition (SCSC) (see Notes to Editors for […]