Calman Trust (‘Calman’) is a young people’s service based in the Highlands that offers a range of support and learning opportunities to enable young people to manage the challenges that could hold them back in their transition to independent living and the world of work. Depending on their needs and choices, young people can progress from learning to travel independently to participation in structured fun and cookery classes, leading to supportive work experience, leading to a positive destination. At each stage there is the opportunity to achieve a recognised qualification, including a Modern Apprenticeship gained in their enterprises.
The Thrive Outdoors team has today (Monday 12 February 2024) launched a new website to showcase the work of the fund and share resources with the play and outdoor sector. The new site will be a hub for outdoor play champions, offering support, guidance and resources – a one-stop-shop for practitioners, education professionals and childmindersRead More
We kicked off the new year by hosting the first online conference of its kind in Scotland – Infant Mental Health: Babies in Scotland 2024. This event was in partnership with the Scottish Government and was our biggest event yet with 588 people attending on the day. It was incredible to get that manyRead More
The Scottish Government has recently asked for views on their proposed Care Leavers Payment. As Scotland’s national mentoring programme for children and young people with care experience, our Fund Manager Christine was in a unique position to gather valuable insights from the young people this will affect. Here’s what she found out… In myRead More