Children and young people

  • Local groups offering services to young people

    Information about local organisations, groups and agencies providing services for children and young people.

  • Targeted support for young people

    We can help if a young person meets the following criteria; are in care or on the edge of care, or who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) or at risk of this.

  • Children in Care Council (CICC)

    We are children and young people aged between 12 and 23 who are placed with foster carers or in supported lodgings.

  • Leaving Care – Getting ready for adult life

    We aim to bring about positive change in the experiences of looked after young people and care leavers.

  • Children, schools and families – library services

    Joining the library is free and children can join at any age. A parent or guardian must give signed permission for under 16s.

  • Colleges

    Information on the various colleges located within Warwickshire.

  • Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE)

    This award scheme is an individual programme of practical, cultural and adventurous activities, that will challenge you and get you involved in exciting and interesting activities in your spare time. You just need to be aged between 14 and 24, and be ready for a challenge.

  • Road safety advice

    The number of children killed or seriously injured in road accidents has reduced significantly; the 69% reduction since 2002 is better than the national average.

  • School closures

    Find out what schools are closed and sign up for alerts.

  • Transport assistance for students aged 16 – 19

    If you currently receive transport assistance to a school sixth from or college, and you will be starting your second or third year in September 2010, you can still apply for subsidised travel.

  • Transport assistance for students under 16

    If you would like to apply for help with transport assistance you must meet the following criteria and then complete an application form.

  • Transport for Special Education Needs

    Satisfy the following eligibility criteria to apply for transport help.

  • Transport for students on medical grounds

    If you meet the eligibility criteria and would like to apply for transport assistance on medical grounds, please complete an application form.

  • Vacant seat scheme

    If, after entitled students have been accommodated, spare places still exist on contract vehicles, these may be offered to students not eligible for free Home to School Transport.

  • Warwickshire voice for youth – VOX and Youth Parliament
    (This site is currently not available) 

    Warwickshire Voice for Youth aims to provide young people with the platform to bring their views and experiences to the fore and to support with opportunities to make a difference both to their local region and nationally.

  • Fire and Rescue youth development and education

    Programmes, education and awareness for young people.

  • Bullying – advice for young people

    Bullying can happen to anyone. All of us, no matter how brave or how old, can feel hurt by the way people treat us. If you are being bullied, you might think that if you tell, it will get worse, or that other people won’t like you.

  • Tell us what you think about your social care services

    We want to know how you feel about the services you receive from us. That way we know when we are getting things right or when we are not.​ We want to work with you to help put things right and make sure the same problems don’t happen for anyone else.

    • Children and young people was last updated on April 21, 2016.