Help break down barriers and improve the experiences of young people who volunteer ‘full time’

20 September, 2017 - 11:52
 
The Government is looking to better support charities and young people to participate in ‘full-time social action’. It is consulting with young people and the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector to find out how the full-time volunteering experience can be...

The Youth Investment Fund awards £2.5 million to Bristol’s voluntary sector

13 September, 2017 - 13:11

 

On 5th September 2017, VCSE organisations in England were awarded £40 million to boost the life chances and skills of 300,000 disadvantaged young people.

The Youth Investment Fund (YIF) comprises money from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) matched...


Refresh of Bristol Corporate Parenting Strategy and the Pledge to Children in Care and Care Leavers

12 September, 2017 - 12:24

 

In November 2015 Bristol launched the current Corporate Parenting Strategy and Pledge to Children in Care and Care Leavers. Whilst the strategy is designed for Bristol City Council and ...


Local Area Targeted Youth Services tender now live on Pro Contract

25 August, 2017 - 14:59

 

Bristol City Council has announced that the Local Area Targeted Youth Services tender is now live on Pro Contract. Those who wish to view the tender (and potentially apply), can access the portal...


Bristol Safeguarding Adults and Children Boards launch a new joint website

24 August, 2017 - 15:38
 
The Bristol Safeguarding Adults and Children Boards have launched a new joint website. This website will now act as the focal point for all safeguarding information relating to adults and children for both residents and professionals alike.
 
The site is...

Brexit Health Alliance outlines "collective asks" as the UK negotiates leave terms

9 August, 2017 - 13:27
 
As Brexit negotiations continue, The Brexit Health Alliance (BHA) has put forward...

Funding call for Youth Information, Advice and Counselling Services

31 July, 2017 - 16:07

 

NHS England has one-off funding to test out and strengthen the role of the voluntary and community sector in the provision of early emotional wellbeing and mental health support for children and young people.

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Early Intervention into action: learning from trailblazing places

28 July, 2017 - 14:46
 
The Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) has introduced a new online resource, called...

Early years childcare study on language and behaviour

13 July, 2017 - 14:52

A recent study commissioned by the Department for Education has found that early years education can lead to improvements in language and behaviour. The ...


Report from the Children’s Commissioner on measuring the number of vulnerable children

11 July, 2017 - 13:38

 

The latest publications, from the Children’s Commissioner’s Office, bring together a range of official information sources, to build a picture of the number of children...


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