Engage London

Children England, in collaboration with Partnership for Young London and the Race Equality Foundation, are delighted to be working with London Councils to support the children, young people and families voluntary and community sector across the region.

20150701_102948Our events are free and open to all voluntary and community sector organisations working in the London Boroughs.

The Engage London programme has been running for over two years!

Find out more about our Engage London here.

Our progress report for 2015/16 can be found here.

Events and Training


Engage London is offering training to CVS organisations around the following key areas:

  • Partnership and collaboration
  • Safeguarding
  • Sustainable business models
  • Networks
  • Leadership and management
  • Equalities

Click here to see the full range of free events and training on offer.

Resource Hub

school daze thumbnailSchool Daze - A resource to support the voluntary and community sector to engage with schools.

Many changes have taken place to the schools system in England in recent years. This has led to alterations in the nature of these relationships, particularly with regard to the
commissioning of support services.

This guide aims to support voluntary and community sector groups to understand and adapt to this constantly changing environment.

Click here to download the report

Young People Count: Young person’s data

This report contains a guide to all the key figures, facts and data around the problems that young people face in the United Kingdom.

It covers the topics of: General Population, Health, Employment, Housing, Crime, Education, Participation, Poverty and Equalities

You can download it here

We have also released an accompanying data sheet, for easy reference and a more visual guide to the problems facing young people in London.

Click here to download

Our other recent report: Appetite for Investment? is a fascinating insight into the attitudes and experiences of the voluntary and community sector in dealing with social investment.

Our other past publications include:Leadership Resources and SupportCentre Gauge – An Assessment of Voluntary and Community Sector Runs Children’s Centres in London and Future Models for Youth – 18 Months On.

Resource Library

Engage London are collating resources around our key programme delivery areas for the benefit of CVS organisations in London.

Resources on offer include:

  • Reports, briefings and factsheets
  • Toolkits, guides and online self-assessment tools
  • Presentations and handouts from Engage London seminars

Click on the topic areas below to view resources. If you think something is missing from this resource hub, please email us and we will put up a link

Equalities resources

Commissioning and Tendering

Leadership resources

Schools resources

Safeguarding resources

Health Resources

Mailing List

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For general enquiries about Engage London, get in touch with us at engagelondon@childrenengland.org.uk  or on 020 7833 3319

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