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Blog: Youth workers can ease the pressure on CAMHS

The Prime Minister’s landmark speech on mental health, pledging to tackle both poor provision and the stigma surrounding it, is a watershed moment for an issue which is as destructive as it is overlooked.

NYA awards CLIC Sargent highest award for young patients’ participation

CLIC Sargent, the cancer support charity for children and young people, has been given a prestigious participation award. The charity received the Gold Hear By Right award from the National Youth Agency.

Children and Young People Now Awards: Youth Work category

The National Youth Agency is delighted and proud to sponsor the CYPN Youth Work Award.   Winner: New Horizon Youth Centre – The Youth Work Programme New Horizon Youth Centre has worked with vulnerable and disadvantaged young people for nearly 50 years – and its inspirational youth work programme is at the very heart of

Autumn Statement briefing

The Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his Autumn Statement today.

Autumn Statement: an opportunity for social mobility?

Chancellor Philip Hammond will deliver his Autumn Statement tomorrow. What can we expect for young people?

NYA pledge for #iwillWeek

It’s #iwillWeek and NYA have developed a new pledge to celebrate young people’s social action.

Blog: Jon Boagey on financial skills for young people

NYA has been involved in financial capability programmes for over a decade now.  We believe these programmes can make a real difference to young people’s lives but we need to be realistic about what they can achieve. 

Q&A with new trustee: Natalie Smith

Meet Natalie Smith, NYA’s new Trustee. Tell us a little about your background My background previously was Hospitality Business Management, but I’ve been voluntarily within the third sector for the past two years, gaining experience at a grassroots level in an area which suffers from high levels of deprivation. Why did you want to become a Trustee

YWW Guest blog: Emma Revie on youth work and social mobility

‘At the moment, opportunity is too often the preserve of the wealthy or a quirk of circumstance… Those with the right connections and contacts can get on, while those who have none simply cannot.’ Teresa May’s speech on social mobility Sept 2016

JNC Employers side survey

The Employers’ Side of the JNC recognises the value and importance of the qualifications framework and has confirmed its support for it. As part of its review of the JNC, it is interested in how the framework operates in both the statutory and voluntary sectors. It has created a survey which can be accessed here.

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