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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

  • 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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  • How the law protects disabled children’s rights to ordinary lives

    Steve Broach, a barrister specialising in the law applying to children and disabled people, looks a...

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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


    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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    More help support needed for grieving families - statement on 'Support for the bereaved'

    'We welcome many of the Committee’s recommendations, which would make things that bit easier for families struggling to adjust to the death of a mum or dad. But more needs to be done to ensure all grieving children are properly supported when their parent dies.'

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