Shared Parenting Scotland



Parenting charity calls for ‘new vision’ for child contact centres

Shared Parenting Scotland has called for a "new vision" to breathe life into the Scottish government's proposed overhaul of child contact centres.

Published 20 July 2021

New edition of Shared Parenting Scotland’s child welfare report guide

Shared Parenting Scotland has published a revised and updated guide to child welfare reports and child welfare reporters.

Published 5 July 2021

Shared Parenting Scotland launches initiative for separated parents

Shared Parenting Scotland is launching a series of online, interactive training courses to help separated parents control their own stress and to improve their communication skills.

Published 22 October 2020

Lord Carloway affirms parties in family actions have right to participate in phone hearings

The Lord President, Lord Carloway, has made it clear that parties in family actions should be able to participate in telephone hearings if they wish following reports that in some instances such hearings have only involved agents and sheriffs.

Published 29 July 2020

Considerable support for shared parenting upon separation

A survey has revealed support for changes in the law to promote shared parenting.

Published 19 June 2020

COVID-19 generates 81 per cent increase in calls to Shared Parenting Scotland

Shared Parenting Scotland has recorded an 81 per cent increase in enquiries by phone, text and email during April and May 2020, compared to the same period in 2019.

Published 9 June 2020

Shared Parenting Scotland: The Ballad of Janitor MacKay

Shared Parenting Scotland has produced a video aimed at giving a morale boost to children who have not seen a parent, grandparents or other family members during the lockdown.

Published 1 June 2020

Shared Parenting Scotland calls for action to prevent family case logjam

Shared Parenting Scotland has called for action to prevent a logjam of family cases in the Scottish courts once normal business resumes. 

Published 16 April 2020

Family charity relaunches as Shared Parenting Scotland

Families Need Fathers Scotland has been relaunched as Shared Parenting Scotland.

Published 11 February 2020

Sir James Munby to give keynote address at Shared Parenting Scotland renaming event

Families Need Fathers Scotland will be formally relaunched and renamed Shared Parenting Scotland at an event in Edinburgh on February 10.

Published 28 January 2020