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Youth work quality mark

By Jo Stephenson |

31 July 2018

Scheme offers independent assessment of the quality and performance of Welsh youth work organisations.

Young commissioners programme

By Nina Jacobs |

26 June 2018

Group of young people in Newcastle and Gateshead recruited to help commission child mental health services.

Central Bedfordshire Council

By Neil Puffett |

26 June 2018

Council used to "spot purchase" supported accommodation for care leavers as and when it was needed.

IFA South Central Framework

By Nina Jacobs |

26 June 2018

Councils and independent providers in southern England strike five-year agreement on managing foster care placements.

Lancashire County Council

By Jo Stephenson |

26 June 2018

New team set up to improve placement finding, monitor contracts and work with providers to shape the market.

London Borough of Havering

By Derren Hayes |

26 June 2018

Most easterly London borough is investing in early help services in response to a recent influx of children and families.

The latest in a series of articles about emerging safeguarding practice looks at how the NSPCC develops evidence-based approaches to design systems and services to provide early help to prevent child neglect.

Young people in East Sussex worked with the council, NHS, schools and a voluntary organisation to produce booklets and posters helping schools to support pupils' mental health.

How enterprise turns offenders from crime

By Charlotte Goddard |

26 June 2018

Learning practical phone repair skills is helping young people to improve their employment prospects and drive down reoffending.

Practical support for refugees

By Charlotte Goddard |

26 June 2018

Project enables young refugees and people seeking asylum to become active and valued members of their communities.