Who we are
The National Children's Bureau is a leading charity that for 50 years has been improving the lives of children and young people,
especially the most vulnerable. We work with children and for children, to influence government policy, be a strong voice for young
people and practitioners, and provide creative solutions on a range of social issues.
The quality of placements is key to the happiness of looked after children. This animation helps corporate parents and those working with children in care understand the issues.
‘Despite instances of good practice, there remain considerable shortcomings in how the police deal with children and young people. This report confirms that children are still being detained in cells rather than being transferred to the care of their local authority or to specialist support from mental health services...'Read more
‘The government has made it clear that it wants to give every child the best start in life so the fact that overall child poverty is no longer falling and that the number of children in poverty that have a mum or dad working has continued to rise should be a major concern to the government...'Read more