2 results for month: 04/2014


Youth-led Children’s Forums

Regular Children’s Forums are held with all children in residence at Dingwall Trust, as part of our commitment to the voices of children and continual service improvement. These are now being facilitated by two young people who have a care experience. One of them previously lived at Dingwall Trust and the other young person experienced care through Child Youth and Family. Part of the 2014/2015 development will be to grow the pool of facilitators to develop as an ongoing resource for our young people. This youth development model provides an opportunity for developing the facilitation and leadership skills of young people as well as providing ...

Sharing Shed – and the giving goes on

The Sharing Shed initiative at St Kentigern Girls’ School provides an avenue for the St Kentigern school community to support our children in residence and the young people accessing the Launch Care to Independence service through donations of clothing, furniture, books and toys. In 2014 the St Kentigern community helped establish 18 flats as young people became independent of the care system. Donations of bedding, pots and pans, cutlery, crockery, appliances, whiteware and furniture assisted these young people with the very expensive task of setting up home. 64 young people in care received beautiful clothing, toys and games. The Dingwall ...