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Barnardo’s Scotland

Barnardo’s Scotland

One of the UK’s largest children’s charities, Barnardo’s provide a number of services which include family support, befriending, mentoring, parenting groups and many more.

Barnardo’s is supported by CashBack for Communities.  More information is available on the CashBack.scot

Barnardo’s East Ayrshire is one of the 13 charities in the Intandem portfolio. For more information see intandem.scot

Barnardo’s is part of the Autism Portfolio.

Perinatal and Infant Mental Health: Barnardo’s services in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde support parents and infants from pregnancy to 3 years old who face a range of adversities that increase the risk of mental health problems. Adopting a whole-family approach, the ‘Growing Together’ programme offers a solution focused approach to supporting families with children under three years through parenting and peer support. 40 per cent of current service users are care experienced.

Mapping outdoor play in Scotland
24.05.2022

Mapping outdoor play in Scotland

Thrive Outdoors is mapping the outdoor play sector in Scotland, aiming to find out where outdoor play is happening, how outdoor play organisations are run and the challenges these organisations face. Extensive research highlights the social, physical and emotional benefits of outdoor play for children and young people. But the Covid-19 pandemic has meant more

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New commitment to mentoring programme supporting children and young people living in kinship care arrangements.
13.04.2022

New commitment to mentoring programme supporting children and young people living in kinship care arrangements.

An award of £450,000 from The Robertson Trust will enable Inspiring Scotland to expand intandem, the national mentoring programme for children and young people looked after at home, to include 8-14 year olds living in kinship care arrangements across Scotland. intandem recognises that young people looked after while living at home can experience challenging circumstances.

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New Outdoor Community Play Fund Open
12.04.2022

New Outdoor Community Play Fund Open

The new Outdoor Community Play Fund was announced by Children’s Minister, Clare Haughey on Tuesday 12th April 2022.  This funding will support charities providing outdoor community play opportunities for children and families experiencing disadvantage, as defined by SIMD. Up to £15,000 can be applied for by registered Scottish charities meeting the criteria. Funded by Scottish Government,

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