Children’s Services team have created a new online resource for young people in Central Bedfordshire aged between 11 - 18 years old. ‘Young Central Bedfordshire’ provides advice and guidance, with advice, support and information on relationships, sex, emotional health, wellbeing, drugs and alcohol. The web pages also provide a route to other additional services and information, such events and activities happening in Central Bedfordshire, education, training and employment, with links to the Council’s Find Your Future website.
Have a look to find out more. https://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/youth-services
Central Bedfordshire Council's Website
The Who Cares? Trust is a voice and a champion for children and young people in the UK living in care. We believe that every child in care should receive the support, encouragement and opportunities they need to enjoy their life and to achieve.
Information on being in care and leaving care
The Children's Commissioner for England promotes and protects children's rights in England
4YP - a social enterpries specialising in youth career guidance, mentoring and youth work in Central Bedfordshire - are working on a number of different projects which are detailed in their latest newsletter here.
Kooth.com is the new online counselling and emotional well-being service for children and young people aged 11-19 in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes. It is anonymous and free. On kooth.com children and young people can chat online to professional counsellors, read articles written by young people, join forums to receive peer-to-peer support, access self-help materials and keep a daily journal. Kooth counsellors will refer the young person on to other local support services if they feel this is required. Read more about the service and access resources here.
https://www.childline.org.uk/toolbox/calm-zone/Childline is your
Childline is free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, we’re here for you online, on the phone, anytime.