Useful child protection links

Scottish Children's Reporter Administration

The Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration (SCRA) is a national body focused on children most at risk. Its main responsibilities as set out in the Act are:

  • to facilitate the work of Children’s Reporters
  • to deploy and manage staff to carry out that work
  • to provide suitable accommodation for Children’s Hearings.


Barnardo's transforms the lives of the most vulnerable children across the UK through the work of our services, campaigning and research expertise.

Home-Start Angus

Home-Start Angus offers a unique service, recruiting and training volunteers - who are usually parents themselves - to visit families at home who have at least one child under five, to offer informal, friendly and confidential support.

Angus Independent Advocacy

Angus Independent Advocacy is an independent organisation working alongside vulnerable people to help them have their voice heard and safeguard their rights.

Victim Support

Victim Support is an independent charity, working towards a world where people affected by crime or traumatic events get the support they need and the respect they deserve.


Deaf Action is a deaf-led charity that has been working for an equal and better future for deaf, deafened, deafblind and hard of hearing people since 1835.

Children 1st

Children 1st is Scotland’s National Children’s Charity helping Scotland’s families to put children first, with practical advice and with support in difficult times.

Angus Women’s Aid

Angus Women’s Aid offers a free, confidential service to all women living in Angus, regardless of her age, race, ethnicity, sexuality, disability or religion, who has experienced domestic abuse.

Tayside Council on Alcohol

The goal of Tayside Council on Alcohol is to reduce the harm to individuals, families and communities in relation to alcohol and substance misuse, by offering a range of services to adults, children and families.

Angus Alcohol and Drugs Partnership (ADP)

ADP is a multi-agency group with representatives from statutory and voluntary sector organisations.

The group delivers key outcomes to address substance misuse in Angus; influences the planning and commissioning of substance misuse services and ensures that the provision of these services meets local needs and priorities.

Capability Scotland

Capability Scotland campaigns with, and provides education, employment and care services for, disabled children and adults across Scotland.

Enable Scotland

Enable Scotland was founded in 1954 by the parents of children who had learning disabilities in order to ensure that people who have learning disabilities have the same choices and opportunities in life as everyone else