This section of resources is for practitioners in organisations concerned with children, young people and families. You'll find guidance and good practice gathered according to topic and you can use the tick boxes below to filter the list. If you can't find something you think should be here, do get in touch. And if we don't have a written guide on the topic you're looking for, why not check the training and events section to see if there's something relevant coming up?
NB some publications are available to members only and so are password protected. If your organisation is a member and you don't know your password, just contact us.
Social investment in children and young people services: An introduction for providersRead more
Children England's 2016 brochure of training available to organisations working with children and families.Read more
An up to date list of prices for the training Children England can offerRead more
A members-only network for professionals who have an interest in the commissioning of children’s services. We use it to help each other engage better with the commissioning process and to challenge bad commissioning practice.Read more
Children England's quarterly round up of funding for organisations working with children, young people and families. For members only.Read more
A guide to governance for the children, young people and families voluntary and community sector. For members only.Read more
Working with children and families? Have a look at a selection of our resources that can help you and your organisation.Read more
A toolkit and guide to consulting with children and young people, in particular those facing challenges to engagement through special educational needs and/or disabilities. Created for Stoke on Trent.Read more
A guide to contracting for the Children and Young People’s voluntary
and community sector. For members only.Read more
A guide to using the Disclosure and Barring ServiceRead more
A resource to support the voluntary and community sector to engage with schools, produced by Engage London.Read more
A quality assurance self-assessment tool for the children and families voluntary and community sectorRead more
This toolkit aims to assist voluntary sector organisations working with children, young people and families to consider why and how they might merge. For members only.Read more