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If you work with parents and carers, or in family policy, we've a wealth of information for you to browse through. Along with links to resources and useful organisations, we publish a wide range of articles and updates on initiatives and programmes, research and policy.

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Two year old blog

Too many children living in poverty fall behind before they reach their third birthday, and critically even before they’re entitled to early learning and childcare.

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£3m fund for community-based out-of-school care

The Scottish Government has announced a new Access to Childcare Fund which will allow children from low-income families to benefit from play-based out-of-school care and holiday clubs.


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Supporting Families: a rights-based approach

This seminar, hosted by Home-Start UK Scotland and Parenting Across Scotland, looks at the importance of taking a rights-based approach to family support if we are going to ensure that all families across Scotland can access support without judgement or stigma, making Scotland the best place to grow up in.

At the seminar we will hear from:

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