SCLC is a Scottish charity that provides free legal information by qualified solicitors on all aspects of Scots law relating to children and young people across Scotland.
We can advise on matter related to parental responsibilities and rights, residence, contact, children’s rights, youth offenders, education, health, social work and access to files.
We do this by telephone or email. Unlike other advice services, all our calls and emails are answered by fully qualified solicitors and our advice is impartial, confidential and child centred.
All queries received by the Centre are confidential. We will not provide your personal information to anyone else unless required to do so by law or if we think you or another person is at risk of significant harm.
To find out more or how we manage information we hold on you, please request to see our confidentiality and child protection policy and our GDPR policy.
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If you are a young person who has been speaking online with other people and felt unsafe, worried and bullied, please contact Child Line on 0800 1111, the Centre advice free line on 0800 328 8970 from landline and 0300 3301421 from a mobile, Police on 999 in case of...
Police Scotland launches Get Help or Get Caught campaign to help prevent child sexual exploitation online. https://www.scotland.police.uk/whats-happening/campaigns/2020/child-sexual-abuse/get-help-or-get-caught
New COVID-19 emergency legislation has received a Royal Assent and includes provisions related to Children’s Hearing System and many more. To read the full text of the Act please follow the link below: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2020/7/contents/enacted