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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.

NCB Blog

  • The autism wellbeing debate

    Jack Welch calls for better understanding of how autism can affect a young person’s wellbeing. I...

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  • Dementia epidemic hits young carers

    With the number of young people caring for an adult with dementia expected to rise, Emily Hamblin l...

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  • Lost in the woods – training for the marathon

    Our epic London marathon runner Rozzie Simpson, shares her thoughts on ‘splits’, toilet breaks and ...

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Growing up happy

As part of the Children’s Policy Research Unit’s ‘Growing Up Happy’ conference, Young NCB members reflect on essential elements in creating happiness and wellbeing.

Video production by J motion


NCB News


    National Children's Bureau statement in response to the Queen’s Speech

    Anna Feuchtwang, Chief Executive of the National Children's Bureau responds to the Queen's Speech, "The plans outlined in the Queen's Speech show great promise for children leaving care. Currently too many vulnerable young people leave care without the support they need, in a way that no loving parent would want for their child."

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    Rethinking children's services

    NCB and Catch22 have brought together some of the most influential figures – from government advisers, local authorities, academia and leading voluntary sector organisations – to contribute to a collection of essays, exploring new perspectives on how to do better for vulnerable children across the country.

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