10 Things We Do To Make A Difference

The voluntary sector is a diverse alliance of agencies that impact on all aspects of Scottish life. In this publication you will hear more about the sector’s work. Short pen-pictures evidence our continued commitment to improving outcomes for some of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children, young people and families in Scotland.

You can download pdf documents below:


1 - Keep The Child at the Centre

Royal Caledonian Education Trust

Jeely Piece Club

Speak Out Stay Safe: NSPCC Schools Service

2 - Work With Parents and Carers

One Parent Families Scotland

Early Years Scotland

3 - Work Holistically and Understand the Social Context

TESSA: Argyll and Bute Rape Crisis

I Am Me

Show Racism the Red Card

Talktime Scotland

4 - Build Relationships and Partnerships

APEX Inclusion and the Museum 2Go2 Project

5 - Be Practical and Purposeful

Stepping Stones and Circle Father’s group

6 - Understand and Engage with Policy

National Third Sector GIRFEC Project

7 - Build Skills and Confidence

Lothian Association of Youth Cubs

Good Shepherd Centre
Kibble Education and Care Centre
SkillForce and Newlands Junior College

8 - Be Critical and Build the Evidence Base

Children 1st

9 - Make Use of Both Insight and Theory

Alcohol Focus Scotland

10 - Innovation And Celebration

Children’s Parliament
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

About PINS

References And Contributors

Before our 10 Things We Do project PINS published short profiles which also evidence the difference PINS members make. You can see these practice profiles published between 2009 and 2015 HERE