Barnardo's Scotland



Housing insecurity has exacerbated the plight of children experiencing poverty, report finds

Years of austerity have left many vulnerable families facing destitution, according to a new report from two Scottish children's charities, with the growing problem of housing insecurity adversely affecting children experiencing poverty.

Published 14 October 2020

Saint-Gobain and Barnardo’s deliver starter homes for vulnerable young people

Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland has collaborated with Barnardo’s Scotland to build transitionary accommodation for young people leaving the care system.

Published 5 March 2020

Martin Crewe: Filling the gap for care leavers

Barnardo's Scotland director Martin Crewe talks about the charity’s Gap Homes development for young people leaving care. 

Published 24 December 2019

Barnardo’s to deliver starter homes for care leavers

Construction materials manufacturer Saint-Gobain is working with charity partner Barnardo’s to deliver ten starter homes for care leavers in Scotland.

Published 24 February 2017

Work Programme ‘failing the most vulnerable young Scots’

Some of the most vulnerable young people in Scotland are not getting the support they need to help them into work, Barnardo’s Scotland has warned.

Published 9 September 2015

Tax credits cuts will see Scots ‘£700m worse off’

Tax credit cuts announced in the UK government’s Budget could leave Scottish families £700 million worse off a year, the Scottish Government has claimed.

Published 20 July 2015

Women ‘hit hardest by welfare reform’, warn MSPs

Women are being hit hard on multiple fronts by changes to the benefits system, according to a report published by Holyrood’s Welfare Reform Committee.

Published 6 July 2015

Lone parents, disabled women and refugees ‘impacted most’ by benefit sanctions

Calls for new welfare at Holyrood to be used to redress some the “devastating” impacts of benefit sanctions on women will be heard by MSPs today.

Published 2 June 2015