Youth homelessness: Councils refuse support in more than half of cases

More than half of young people who present themselves as homeless or at risk of homelessness do not receive any meaningful support from their local authority, a charity has warned. Research carried out by...

Emotional wellbeing: drug use

User Voice has investigated drug use in the children and young people in secure estate, covering young offender institutions, secure training centres and secure children’s homes. The report, commissioned...

Children and young people with learning disabilities

The Institute of Health Equity (IHE) at University College London has summarised research into the health inequalities for people with learning disabilities, including children and young people. Findings...

Category - Marginalised & Excluded

Emotional wellbeing: drug use

User Voice has investigated drug use in the children and young people in secure estate, covering young offender institutions, secure training centres and secure children’s homes. The report, commissioned by NHS England, was based on 16 focus...

Domestic abuse

The House of Commons Home Affairs Committee has published a report following an inquiry into the government’s proposed domestic abuse strategy and draft bill on domestic abuse. The report looks at the impact of domestic abuse on children and makes...

Characteristics of children in need

The Department for Education (DfE) has published statistics for children referred to and assessed by children’s social services in England for the year ending 31 March 2018. Figures show there were 404,710 children in need at 31 March 2018, an...