Kids and Teens People and Society in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Kids and Teens People and Society


Online community for young carers, offering support, friendship, advice and fun.


Online and Channel 4 project which helps and mentors 14-21 year olds to start their own campaigns on issues of importance to them. Includes games, newsletters, behind the scenes glimpses of the shows and full details of all the campaigns launched.

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.

Children's Commissioner for Wales

Explains to children in Wales who the Children's Commissioner is and what it means to them. Contains details of how the Commission works, with downloads, publications and children's questionnaire form.

Clic Online

National information and advice service for young people in Wales, offering bilingual sections on education, rights, housing, the environment and careers, among other topics.

Competitions for Young People

Details a variety of annual competitions for young people, including for chefs, photograhers and creative writers, run by Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland.

Diana Award

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.

Georgie Henley

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.

Get Connected

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.

Live UnLtd

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.

Me Tycoon

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.

National Citizen Service

A programme for 15-17 year olds that brings together young people from different backgrounds and helps them develop greater confidence, self-awareness and responsibility.

NICCY - Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People

Provides features and articles about the work of the Commissioner in Northern Ireland and offers games, research information and polls.

Ombudsman for Children

Government office established to support children and young people in Ireland. Includes information on children's rights.

Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People

Describes the work of the Children's Commissioner in Scotland and features news, downloadable leaflets, games and information about children's rights.

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. tearfund

Presents a wealth of information, fact sheets, discussion and advice for children and young adults on key issues such as relationships, sex, money, the law, health, study, careers and rights.

Time Travellers

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.

Web Dictionary

Check out this online knowledge resource, dictionary, and thesaurus rolled into one.

Young Scot

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.

Young Veggie

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.

Youth Justice Board: Children and Young People

Explains to older children how the youth justice system in England and Wales works, and provides a downloadable magazine written by and for young people in custody.

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