9.4 C. Relevant Websites


Department of Children, Schools and Families

The Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF), created in June 2007, aims to make the UK the best place in the world for children and young people to grow up. The Department’s role can be summed up as leading the whole network of people who work with or for children and young people.



Connexions Direct

Connexions Direct offers young people between the ages of 13-19 years information and advice to make the decisions and choices in their lives.


Healthy Schools

Gives guidance on teaching to core themes in school, one of which includes emotional health and wellbeing.


Sure Start Children’s Centres

Children’s centres are service hubs where children under five years old and their families can receive seamless integrated services and information. Children’s centres are generic services but should provide support for parents and children who experience domestic violence.