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NGOChildren 1st (Royal Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) (RSSPCC)
AddressChildren 1st, 83 Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh EH9 1AT
Telephone0131 4462300
Email
Websitewww.children1st.org.uk
Background InformationChildren 1st, the working name of the Royal Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (RSSPCC), is one of Scotland's leading children's charities, working to protect children, support families, and promote children's rights. Children 1st provides a range of services across Scotland, as well as undertaking lobbying and campaigning. The charity was formed through the merger of the Edinburgh and Glasgow branches of the London-based Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, the forerunner of today's NSPCC. The current working name was adopted in 1995. Charity no. SC016092. Source: www.children1st.org.uk
Year Created1889
Other Names / Antecedent BodiesSociety for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children; Scottish National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children (1889-1921); Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children (RSSPCC) (1921 onwards)
Related OrganisationsNSPCC
KeywordsChildren and young people; Family life; Scotland; Violence and abuse (individuals).
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