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You & Co helps to keep children safe online

06 Oct 2016

Jess and Abi from our London team recently took part in the Wandsworth Annual Safeguarding Conference organised by the local children safeguarding board.

The focus of this year’s event was ‘Keeping children safe’, with a particular focus on online safety, grooming and child sexual exploitation. 

Jess, who works in our South London team, tells us a bit more about the day:

You & Co at Parallel London

05 Sep 2016

On Sunday 4 September 2016, I went to help at the Victim Support stand at the Parallel London event in the Olympic Park. Parallel London is the first fully inclusive, accessible push/run for everyone, disabled or non-disabled. This event was part of the UK’s build-up of festivities to the Rio Paralympic Games 2016.

You & Co supports children and young people affected by hate crime

11 Aug 2016

Here at You & Co, we take hate crime seriously and provide support for anyone who has experienced hate crime. No one deserves to be a target of hate crime - it’s not your fault and you should never have to suffer violent or hurtful acts of hate.

You & Co celebrates UN International Youth Day 2016

09 Aug 2016

On 17 December 1999, the United Nations General Assembly declared 12 August as International Youth Day. This year’s International Youth Day theme is The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production.

This year’s Day is about achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, focussing on the leading role of young people in ensuring poverty eradication and achieving sustainable development through sustainable consumption and production.

You & Co invites you to world’s first fully inclusive fun push/run

02 Aug 2016

Parallel London is the first fully inclusive and accessible fun push/run and free family festival for everyone. It’s happening at the Olympic Park in London on Sunday 4 September.

Disabled and non-disabled people unite to run, walk, wheel, push or be pushed in a series of races – anything goes and all ages and abilities are welcome. You can help raise money for You & Co by signing up to a race. Or you could even nominate a friend, parent or teacher to take part!

You & Co celebrates Pride 2016

27 Jun 2016

An exciting weekend coming up!

You & Co celebrates National Children's Day UK 2016

20 May 2016

National Children’s Day UK (15 May) celebrates the natural rights and freedoms of all children, and there are lots of fun activities all over the country where kids can talk, learn and play together.

National Stalking Awareness Week 2016

15 Apr 2016

This week, You & Co is supporting National Stalking Awareness Week (18-24 April 2016)

National Stalking Awareness Week aims to help people understand what stalking is, how serious an issue it can be and how you can get help if you are experiencing stalking and harassment. 

 

What is stalking and harassment?

Important lessons in supporting survivors of child sexual abuse

12 Apr 2016

You & Co staff have been working on a very important project in which we've talked to adult survivors of child sexual abuse about their experiences as children.

These adults have told us how difficult it was when they were children, and how  we can make it easier for children and young people to tell us about abuse. We used all of this information and advice to put together a guide for support workers looking at how survivors say they would like to be treated.

You & Co raises awareness of child sexual exploitation (CSE)

18 Mar 2016

Today, 18 March, You & Co is supporting CSE Awareness Day 2016. This is a day dedicated to spreading the word about child sexual exploitation (CSE) and helping people to recognise the signs that a young person might be suffering this type of abuse.

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