Children, Young People & Families

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The VCS offer a range of services to children, young people and families (CYP&F). This section brings together news, best practice and resources on this CYP&F.

Young people and politics

British Future has published research conducted with YouGov, entitled Voice of a Generation: What do 2015’s first-time voters think?

Young people, crime, youth custody and reoffending

Latest figures from the Ministry of Justice indicate that the rate of re-offending for young offenders leaving custody has fallen to its lowest level in a decade.

Young people, sex, sexual exploitation and domestic violence

Barnardo's has teamed up with Microsoft to launch a new app, entitled Wud U?, to educate children and young people about the dangers of child sexual exploitation.

Young people and health

The World Health Organisation has published Health for the World’s Adolescents.

Young people and education

The British Youth Council, Child Poverty Action Group, Kids Company and the National Union of Teachers have published The Costs of Going to School, from Young People's Perspectives.

Young people and employment

The Government has published the Social Mobility Business Compact, which was set up by the Deputy Prime Minister with the goal of making sure that all young people have fair and open access to employment opportunities.

Erasmus+ EU programme for education, training, youth and sport

Erasmus+ started on 1 January 2014 and replaces current funding programmes run by the European Commission in the area of education, training, youth and sport.

Funding opportunities for young people

The Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust have a number of education and wellbeing grants to distribute, typically starting at £500 each, between now and the end of June 2014.

Other youth related news and resources

Communities Inc. have produced a resource documenting black community activism in the East Midlands over the last year, copies of which are available to order by organisations working with young people.

Young people and politics

The Youth Select Committee has announced an inquiry into lowering the voting age to 16, which will explore the issues and arguments around votes at 16.


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