About Children & Young People Now

Children & Young People Now is the only dedicated magazine for professionals working with children, young people and families. This essential read for the sector covers childcare and early years, education, health, social care, youth justice, and youth work.

Children & Young People Now and its associated websites, CYPnow.co.uk and CYPnowJobs.co.uk, provide a unique service to managers and frontline practitioners working with children, young people, and their families. It brings together children's and youth professionals across health, social work, education, childcare, youth work, youth justice and advice and guidance for young people.


CYPnow.co.uk is the essential website for anyone who works with children - from birth to the onset of adulthood - and their families. It provides a breaking news service as well as sections on careers and qualifications, management, funding, policy and legal issues. It also has blogs from a number of children's sector professionals and a forum for practitioners to interact and debate key issues.



CYPnowJobs.co.uk is a specialist job site that extends the successful recruitment service already provided by Children & Young People Now magazine.

CYPnowJobs.co.uk carries the widest range of jobs working with children available from: childcare to youth worker roles; children's centre jobs to children's services throughout the UK. Whether you are looking for your first job working with children or you are looking for a more senior management position then CYPnowJobs.co.uk has a number of searching tools that will help you to find the right role for you:

  • Create a profile and upload your CV - employers are always searching our CV database for the right candidates - so don't miss out - upload your CV now!
  • Save time and effort - sign up to get the latest jobs that match your criteria sent straight to your inbox - you can even sign up for more than one job alert!
  • Find jobs with specific recruiting companies by using our Employer A-Z


Children & Young People Now magazine

Children & Young People Now is the only dedicated title for professionals working with children, young people and their families. The magazine, published fortnightly, is packed with a roundup of news, analysis, in-depth investigations, expert commentary, best practice case studies, information on funding sources and tips on careers and leadership.

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Children & Young People Now Awards

These awards aim to recognise and celebrate the innovative and inspiring initiatives taking place all over the UK by professionals who work day-in, day-out, to improve the life chances of children, young people and their families. The awards are organised into categories that reflect the breadth and diversity of the sector.

The awards are a way to communicate some of the learning and best practice from projects at the forefront of delivering services for children and young people. They also provide an opportunity to raise the profile of the sector to government, political and funding supporters, and the general public.


Children & Young People Now Conferences

Children & Young People Now's conferences are renowned for producing quality events featuring high-level speakers. The vision is clear: marrying the editorial integrity of the magazine's content and expertise with the fresh research, innovation and experience of the conferences department means that our conferences can boast of some of the highest attendance figures in the sector.


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