Children, young people and families

Latest updates

Wellbeing competition winnersWellbeing for young Scots

New website, developed by the winners of our Wellbeing competition, and aimed at telling young people about wellbeing and the key role of the Named Person.
Visit the wellbeingforyoungscots site

Children and Young People Bill becomes an Act

The Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 received Royal Assent on 27 March 2014.
See the Act as enacted
Read more about the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act
Read the outline guidance on the GIRFEC provisions in the Act

GIRFEC

Getting it right for every child

Getting it right for every child underpins all our work with children and young people

Children's legislation

The Children and Young People Bill has now become an Act

How we're supporting children and families

  • Early years

    From breastfeeding to pre-school, play, family relationships, find out how we are supporting children, young people and their families

  • Protecting children and young people

    Protecting all our children and young people and making sure they get the best start in life

Find out more