Clan Childlaw is recruiting a Projects Manager. The application deadline is June 30. Read more
Events & Fundraising marking our 10th anniversary
Information for professionals, support, advocacy, and advice workers or foster carers seeking help with the law or a legal problem for a child or young person they are working with. You will find frequently asked questions, case studies and other information on this page.
The Care Leavers Law Service is a five year project funded by Esmee Fairbairn Foundation. The project will provide legal advice and representation to care leavers.
Street Legal is an innovative partnership project between Clan Childlaw and Rock Trust, providing free legal advice and representation to young people who are either experiencing, or at risk of homelessness in Edinburgh and the surrounding area.
Following work coordinated by Fiona Jones in her role as member of the Family Law Committee of the Scottish Civil Justice Council, new child-friendly forms will be used to seek the views of children in family and civil partnerships actions from 24th June 2019. Read more
Clan Childlaw has welcomed Minister for Children and Young People Maree Todd MSP's announcement of plans to strengthen law for siblings in care system at a conference in Glasgow today. Read more
We're really excited about our conference organised together with Siblings Reunited (STAR) today in Glasgow! Read more
Information on our Care Leaver's Law Service, as featured in The Fostering Network's May 2019 newsletter Read more
Sibling contact is one of the issues the Scottish Government is seeking views on as it reviews the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 and shapes its family justice modernisation strategy. Read more
In Caught in the Past, published in the Law Society of Scotland Journal, Alison Reid highlights the need for an urgent review of the effect of childhood offending behaviour later in life. Read more