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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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No place like home

Campaign highlighting the support needs of parents with learning disabilities and their children and the requirement for greater parenting support services to help keep families together.


Invest in relations-based whole family support

As part of the Children in Scotland #25 calls, Clare Simpson, PAS manager argues that relationship- based family support should be available to all families when they need it.

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Messy play

Parenting blog

Read all our latest blogs about:

  • early learning and childcare
  • how fathers can be involved in maternity services
  • how parents and children are supported through the open kindergarten model in Northern European countries, and
  • how children should be equally protected from assault
PAS parenting blog