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.
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.
‘Once again children and young people are amongst those who will lose out the most from underfunded services and tightened state support. It is striking that the Chancellor has chosen not to protect children with an equivalent to the continuing 'triple lock' on pensions despite the fact that they are twice as likely to be living in poverty as older people...'Read more
A new website produced by the Council for Disabled Children provides everything children and young people need to get the most out of the health service including an interactive guide to their rights under the NHS Constitution and videos from children, young people and professionals explaining the importance of applying those rights in practice.Read more