Action For Children
Supports and speaks out for the most vulnerable children and young people in the UK.
Monthly educational magazine offers readers pages, information about back and future issues, subscription details and competitions.
Nationwide helpline for children in crisis; also contains advice on a range of issues affecting children and presents games and video clips.
Children & Young People Now - CYP
News, analysis, and information for multi-agency professionals across children and youth services. Also includes a directory, resources, events, and details of the Children and Young People Now Awards.
Royal Scottish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children; outlines the society's aims and provides factsheets, information for parents and children and details of events.
Children and Young People Now Awards
Annual awards recognising excellence among professionals working with young people. Includes information on how to enter and on previous winners.
Membership organisation for the children, young people and families voluntary sector.
Children in Northern Ireland (CiNI)
The regional umbrella organisation for the children's sector in Northern Ireland, formed to represent it and provide support services; with details of their training and facilities, and contacts.
Children in Scotland
National agency for voluntary, statutory and professional organisations and individuals working with children and their families in Scotland. Presents research information plus details of current projects and available training.
Children in Wales
Umbrella organisation for those working with children and young people in Wales. Contains details of current consultations and strategy, with reports, local area information and policy library.
Children’s Research Centre
Draws upon a range of disciplinary perspectives and theoretical approaches to evaluate whether and how children and young people can benefit from designing, implementing and sharing findings from their own research into areas that interest them.
The Children's Commissioner for England
Promotes the involvement of children and young people in decisions that affect their lives, supports services so they achieve their full potential, and works for their rights to be respected.
Children's High Level Group
UK based charity founded by author J K Rowling, which aims to ensure that UN minimum standards for children are implemented across Europe. Contains information on initiatives and procedures, plus news and profiles of individual children helped.
The Children's Law Centre
Uses the law to promote, protect, and realise Children's Rights. Describes their role and services, with a section of background information. Based in Northern Ireland.
Supports vulnerable children, young people and families.
CSEF - Children's Safety Education Foundation
A charity committed to reducing the number of child victims through the provision of interactive safety education. Describes their programmes, with details of resources, new, and how to get involved.
Dr Agnes Nairn
A researcher, writer, consultant and speaker who investigates issues related to marketing, ethics and children.
The Dreadnought Centre
Provides a range of support programmes for children and young people aged 8-19 who are facing emotional or behavioural problems.
National charity for child victims of crime, providing practical and emotional support to enable recovery.
Make a Wish Foundation UK
Charity which grants wishes to children and young people with life threatening illnesses. Includes stories of the latest wishes, information on how wishes are arranged and details of how to refer a child. Also contains information about volunteering and donating.
Make Some Noise
National charity that helps disadvantaged children and young people across the UK.
Aims to develop a network of contemporary out of school clubs for 11 to 19 year olds. Features information on funding and current campaigns.
Missing Kids UK
Aims to highlight missing children in the UK, with information about how to help.
National Children's Bureau
Charitable organisation that acts as an umbrella body for organisations working with children and young people in England and Northern Ireland. Contains an information library, publications list and extensive resource for professionals working with children.
Nurture Group Network
Offers support and training for professionals running nurture groups for children and teens. Includes publications, conference information and details for parents.
Social enterprise which supports families with sometimes intense, hypersensitive and ‘super stimulatable’ able children and teenagers.
Founded in the 1870s to re-home orphaned and destitute children in Scotland; now offers a very wide range of services and support to children, young people, and adults with physical, social, mental or emotional difficulties. Describes their services, history, and how to help.
Reunite International Child Abduction Centre
A charity specialising in international parental child abduction and the movement of children across international borders; with details of their telephone helpline, and a library of information and advice.
Reunite International Child Abduction Centre
Specialises in international parental child abduction; includes details of their helpline and mediation services, advice and information resources, and a listing of lawyers and other useful services.
A charity working with marginalised and disadvantaged children and young people; includes a guide to their programmes and services, history, news, and contacts.