Online community for young carers, offering support, friendship, advice and fun.
Offers advice about keeping your children safe on social networks with details of search engines designed for use by kids and some popular children's sites worth visiting.
British Youth Council
An organisation of young people for young people, encouraging involvement and participation. Information about their training workshops, volunteer opportunities, and network of local Youth Councils.
BT Big Voice
Opportunity for young people aged 11+ to turn their ideas about improving inclusion and diversity in their societies into short films; winning films will be shown on big screens during the London 2012 Olympics.
National award scheme, in memory of the late Princess Diana, which recognises children who have made significant contributions to their community or against bullying. Includes details of how to nominate.
DirectGov: Young People
Government site offering information for children and teens on a variety of subjects, from learning and money to bullying and coping with divorce.
Drop the Weapons
Metropolitan Police site which aims to educate young people about knife and gun crime.
Official site of child actress Georgie Henley who starred in the Chronicles of Narnia and the Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. Includes details of her awards.
Presents full details of this free, confidential helpline which assists young people with a wide range of issues, including mental health problems, violence and abuse, benefits, housing, addictions and school issues.
Provides resources and support to encourage UK teenagers to get involved in charity, community, social enterprise and campaigning action. Includes a news library, lists of charities and how young people can help each one, games and analysis of how much various celebrities do for good causes.
Provides discussion ideas and resources for children and young people interested in philosophy.
Social search engine aimed at young people aged 14-19, hoping to provide them with resources and links relevant to the issues in their lives.
Contains straightforward information on the law and children's legal rights, including a mythbusters section about the legal age for certain activities. Presented by the Children's Legal Centre.
Provides young people aged 11-21 with funding and support to set up projects which change their communities for the better. Includes information on how to apply.
Extensive online careers and life path game for young people, in which the decisions they make directly affect their future and their happiness.
Myths and Legends
Features animated and narrated myths and legends from around Britain.
O2 Think Big
Encourages social and community enterprise among young people, awarding grants and promoting big ideas.
Ombudsman for Children
Government office established to support children and young people in Ireland. Includes information on children's rights.
Highlights the rights of people under 18 as agreed in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1991. Includes downloads.
Tear Fund Youth
Christian youth organisation which campaigns on issues concerning the environment, poverty, HIV and justice around the world. Contains information for teens, students and younger children, with details of how to get involved.
Features an extensive look at the lives of young Scottish gypsies and travellers, including video clips and photography. Focuses on the history and culture of travellers, as well as their modern lifestyles and aspirations.
Voice of Young People in Care
Works across Northern Ireland to empower children and young people with an experience of care to participate in decisions affecting their lives; describes their programmes, with information for young people and professionals.
Check out this online knowledge resource, dictionary, and thesaurus rolled into one.
Information portal for Scottish young people aged 11+. Includes have your say sections as well as event listings, details of educational and arts opportunities and lifestyle and health advice.
The Vegetarian Society's site for young vegetarians offers recipes, FAQ and advice for informing parents of your wishes, together with educational resources, ideas for campaigning and a fun section.