NCB's mission is to improve children and young people's
experiences and life chances, reducing the impact of inequalities.
Thus, NCB is actively involved in a range of initiatives dedicated
to improving outcomes for vulnerable children. See below for some
of our key activities and click below for additional information on
our work focused on: young people in the justice system; children
in care; young people excluded from/disaffected with education;
children in need of protection; young people living with or
closely affected by HIV.
For further information
A national network that brings together a wide range of
organisations concerned with young people who are affected by HIV
The Anti-Bullying Alliance (ABA) is an alliance
of over 130 organisations who work to stop bullying and create a
safer environment for young people.
Young Inspectors is a youth-inspection package of participation
resources and training.
A project providing training for councillors and senior officers to support local authorities with their corporate parenting role.
The Childhood Bereavement Network (CBN) is the hub for those
working with bereaved children, young people and their families
across the UK.
The Carmen study is the development of a peer mentoring intervention to reduce teenage pregnancy in looked after children and care leavers.
To enable looked after children and families who foster to
access Arts Award as a means of family learning
The Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young
People's Services provides a range of products and support services
to improve outcomes.
Life Routes is an innovative life skills programme, specifically developed to raise levels of young people's self-confidence and awareness of their own potential.
NCB's Information Centre has a
comprehensive collection of books, journals and grey literature
around support services for the voluntary sectorVisit Information
Children & Society
Listen to a Podcast discussion of the
recent C&S policy review of 'The Munro Review of Child
Protection'Find out more
NCB hosts a number of play-specific networks and
organisations that are dedicated to raising the profile of play.Find out more
Let's get it right
This all new toolkit equips primary
schools with the skills, knowledge and resources needed to involve
children in reviewing sex and relationships educationClick here