5 Oswald Street
Tel: 0141 226 4441
Who Cares? Scotland is a leading national independent advocacy organisation working with children and young people (up to age 25) in care in Scotland. They provide a wide range of services to young people including advocacy, advice, information and support. They also consult and listen to young people, campaign for positive change, help policy makers hear the views of young people, bring young people together and include them in the governance of the organisation. There are branches throughout Scotland.
The ethos of the organisation, maintained throughout its history, is that young people are central to all their work.
Their aims are:
- To provide an advocacy service throughout Scotland, accessible by all young people with experience of being looked after in public care.
- To provide information to them about their rights and responsibilities.
- To enable these young people to come together to identify issues of importance to them and to campaign for improved policy and practice.
- To ensure that their opinions are included in all consultations and discussions which affect their lives.
Since it was formed the organisation has been involved in campaigning and promoting the views and experiences of young people at a local and national level.
Last updated on 25/09/2013