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Support resources

The Promise Scotland also compiles a selection of resources around the promise to help support the workforce to understand it, and to keep it.

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May 2024's newsletter from The Promise Scotland.

The Promise Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's call for views around this Bill.

This poster four Festivals of Care, which brought corporate parents and care experienced young people together to learn and explore alongside each other.

This poster outlines the process through which the supporting birth parents project was created.

This poster outlines the services provided by STAR and AFKA Scotland.

This poster focuses on Sport Aberdeen’s SPACE project, which directly supports children and young people to create and shape their own packages of support.

The poster highlights several initiatives around keeping the promise from the South Ayrshire Council.

The Life Time Connections project offers care-experienced children the opportunity to feel confident in asking about their past and current family life.

Scotland’s Adoption Register’s Response to Change aims to support certain people meeting the needs of children and young people in Scotland.

Glasgow City Council’s vision for accommodation and support for over 16s is to meet the needs of all young people, and to help them to thrive.

This poster looks at a project on what it means to implement the recommendations of Scotland’s Independent Care Review for 0–3-year-olds.

The House Project from NLP is built around young people's ability to leave care to take ownership, and to live connected and fulfilling lives.

This poster shows a young care experienced person in a gym, engaged in trampolining.

MCR Pathways are a school-based mentoring programme, which helps care experienced young people with pathways to positive futures.

The Acorn Project allows young people to live and learn at Harmeny until they are 18, with continued support beyond this.

This poster focuses on the work of Glasgow Children’s Services in creating a new sibling assessment tool, the Family Connections Assessment and Plan.

Glasgow City Council’s vision for accommodation and support for over 16s is to meet the needs of all young people, and to enable them to thrive.

This poster describes the work of Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) as they moved towards realising a culture of care.

This poster focuses on Glasgow Virtual School, which aims to provide support to care experienced children and young people, and those on the edge of care.

Get Set Yeti are working in partnership with Carolina House Foster Care Trust to develop practical tools to aid their commitment to fulfil the promise.

This poster looks at the development of a new, accredited qualification specifically for foster carers.

This poster from Foster Care Connect looks at an enhanced way of providing support to children and young people and their fostering families.

This poster highlights several stories of change, including a collaboration around housing for care experienced young people entering adulthood.

This poster highlights several stories of change, including a collaboration around housing for care experienced young people entering adulthood.

Among other work, CYCJ’s poster highlights the development of two projects: Reimagining Justice and Reimagining Secure Care.

This poster shows highlights from the Children’s Hearings Scotland Impact Report 2022-23.

Carolina House’s poster shows steps they have taken to help young people living in their care develop skills including resilience and teamwork.

This poster from Barnardo’s Scotland highlights some of the steps they’ve taken to embed the promise.

The Care Inspectorate’s poster highlights their unique role in keeping the promise as a regulator and scrutiny body, and shows their implementation model.

Web-friendly version of The Promise Scotland’s briefing ahead of Stage 3 debate on the Children (Care and Justice) (Scotland) Bill.

The Promise Scotland’s briefing ahead of Stage 3 debate on the Children (Care and Justice) (Scotland) Bill.

March 2024's newsletter from The Promise Scotland.

Register of Interests for members of The Promise Oversight Board, published March 2024.

Summary of the revised support offer from The Promise Scotland, and how it will be rolled out over time.

Briefing explaining the basics of Scotland's promise: to implement the recommendations of The Independent Care Review.

PowerPoint explaining the revised support offer from The Promise Scotland.

The Promise Scotland's report for the Scottish Government on how a national lifelong advocacy service can be scoped and developed.

The Promise Scotland's report for the Scottish Government on how a national lifelong advocacy service can be scoped and developed.

Printable poster explaining the promise.

Printable poster explaining why voice is one of the five foundations of the promise.

Printable poster explaining why care is one of the five foundations of the promise.

Printable poster explaining why family is one of the five foundations of the promise.

Printable poster explaining why scaffolding is one of the five foundations of the promise.

Printable poster explaining why people are one of the five foundations of the promise.

Printable poster explaining the different levels which the promise should be kept on.

Briefing explaining the basics of Scotland's promise: to implement the recommendations of The Independent Care Review.

This presentation explains the basics of Scotland's promise to implement the recommendations of The Independent Care Review.

This video briefing from The Promise Scotland outlines the intention, output and broad conclusions of Hearings For Children, a report into redesigning the Children's Hearings System.

Recruitment Pack for new members of the Oversight Board.

Minutes of 2024's Finance Committee meeting of The Promise Scotland's Board of Directors

Find out about the innovative partnership work being delivered to provide families with the holistic support they need.

Find out about the innovative partnership work being delivered to provide families with the holistic support they need.

January 2024's newsletter from The Promise Scotland.

The Promise Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on the proposed Care Leaver Payment

Register of Interests for members of The Promise Scotland Board of Directors, published January 2024.

Minutes for the tenth meeting of The Promise Scotland's Directors.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Freedom of Information request response from The Promise Scotland.

Financial statements for the 2022/23 financial year.

Summary graphic of the Promise Scotland's annual income and expenditure for the 22/23 financial year.

Minutes for the eighteenth meeting of the Promise Oversight Board.

Approach to engagement on the development of Plan 24-30 from the Independent Strategic Advisor on the promise.

Briefing ahead of the Committee's November 2023 evidence session on keeping the promise. HTML web version.

Briefing ahead of the Committee's November 2023 evidence session on keeping the promise. PDF version.

November 2023’s newsletter from The Promise Scotland.

Minutes for the eleventh meeting of The Promise Scotland's Directors.

Letter to Minster for Social Care, Mental Wellbeing and Sport Maree Todd MSP around homelessness and suicide prevention.

Letter to Minister for Housing Paul McLennan MSP around homelessness and suicide prevention.

Terms of reference for The Oversight Board.

Plan 24-30: An update

Independent Strategic Advisor's Blog

The Independent Strategic Advisor gives an update around the work to create Plan 24-30.

Minutes for the seventeenth meeting of the Promise Oversight Board.

September 2023’s newsletter from The Promise Scotland.

Minutes for the sixteenth meeting of the Promise Oversight Board.

The Promise Scotland's Strategic Work Programme, which will run to the end of 2024.

A short annual review of the work of The Promise Scotland from April 2022 to June 2023.

Summer 2023’s quarterly newsletter from the Promise Design School.

The Independent Strategic Advisor outlines work which is due to take place around Plan 24-30.

Register of Interests for members of The Promise Oversight Board, published June 2023.

Second report from The Oversight Board on Scotland's progress towards keeping the promise.

Minutes for the fifteenth meeting of the Promise Oversight Board.

The Promise Scotland talks to Sheriff David Mackie, who was Chair of the Hearings System Working Group— which produced 97 recommendations for redesigning Scotland's Children's Hearings System.

The Promise Scotland talks to Sheriff David Mackie, who was Chair of the Hearings System Working Group— which produced 97 recommendations for redesigning Scotland's Children's Hearings System.

Video explaining how the Hearings System Working Group created its recommendations for redesign.

Video following the journey of a child to show what a redesigned Children's Hearings System will look like.