Children and young people links
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Action for Children
Supports the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.
Action For Kids
Works with children and young people with physical and learning disabilities.
Promotes the inclusion of children and young adults with speech and language impairments.
Association of Young People with ME
Support for children and young people with ME/CFS.
Runs projects for children across the UK.
Offers information and support to the families of children with brain conditions.
Delivers home-based therapies and exercises to support disabled children.
British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF)
Works with everyone involved with adoption and fostering across the UK.
British Youth Council (BYC)
Aims to empower and give a voice to young people under the age of 25.
Charity working with young people in England and Wales who find themselves in seemingly impossible situations.
Child Brain Injury Trust (CBIT)
Information about the effects of 'traumatic' injury on a child's developing brain.
Children First for Health
Health and hospital information website for teenagers, children and parents.
Free helpline for children in danger or distress
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)
Information about low-income families and the policies that affect them.
Child Rights Information Network (CRIN)
Information on child human rights.
The Children's Society
Supports children within the youth justice system.
The Children's Society Disability Toolkit
Information to support work with disabled children and young people.
Children with Leukaemia
Dedicated to fighting Britain’s biggest childhood cancer.
Child Support Agency (CSA)
Part of the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission.
Contact a Family
Support, advice and information for families with disabled children.
Council for Disabled Children (CDC)
Membership organisation that hosts a number of networks relating to disabled children.
Grants to low-income families raising disabled and seriously ill children and young people.
Institute of Child Health (ICH)
Promotes health both during childhood and in the later years of life.
Information, advice and support around disability issues.
Established to prevent bullying and child sexual abuse.
The March Foundation
Supports children with special educational needs to reach their full potential.
National Blind Children's Society (NBCS)
Help and support to visually impaired children to the age of 25.
National Children's Bureau (NCB)
Supports children, young people, families and those who work with them.
National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Emotional and practical support for deaf children, young people and their families.
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)
Creates and delivers the services to protect young children.
National Youth Agency (NYA)
National charity that provides support and services for young people.
Free hotline and information about parenting.
Support network of families that creates opportunities for disabled children in wheelchairs.
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)
Research college dedicated to the lives of children.
Save the Children
Global organisation that aids children in need and fights for children’s rights.
Special Needs Family Fun
Support for the family with special needs.
Provides disabled children with adapted mainstream toys.
Information for parents and carers to help children develop communication skills.
Works, advises and teaches with children, families and the courts.
The Orpheus Centre
Promotes transition into independent living through the performing arts.
Mobility equipment, opportunities to meet and training for disabled children.
Online guide to life for young people.