The Children’s Section

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Banner created by the young people attending the Children's Section Social Evening and Refugee Youth.

In 2014 1861 separated children claimed asylum in the UK,  seeking safety from countries where the state has caused them harm or has been unable to protect them. The Refugee Council works to safeguard and improve the lives of separated children in England.

Refer a young person to our service ...

Updates

Youth ActivitesSummer activities with our Youth Development Project:  Over the summer our English classes and social evenings are on hold until September but we have plenty of other activities for young people to take part in.  They are a great way for young people to make friends and take part in new experiences.  The activities include creative workshops, trips to Brighton and Central London, picnics and sports days.  Find out more ...

New Age Dispute Project Report: Age Dispute Report 2014

The Refugee Council has just published the end of year report for the Age Dispute Project for 2014.  Read the report ....

New therapy service: 

The Refugee Council has started a new therapeutic service to unaccompanied children in order to help improve their mental health.  The service, is now taking referrals.   Find out more ...

Statistics relating to separated children in the UK:

The educational timetable for the Croydon office English, Maths and Music classes is available here ....

 Read 'A day in the life of the Trafficked Boys' and Young Men's Adviser' ....

About the Children's Section Services

The Children's Section is comprised of the following services.  Please click on the service link below for more information.