Neglect matters: a guide for young people about neglect (PDF, 2.98MB)
is a guide for 11–17 year-olds which tells young people how they can recognise neglect, who they can turn to for help and what they can do about it.
The guide was developed by young people for young people.
If you'd like to know more about how we developed the guide download Neglect matters: the story of the guide (PDF, 52KB) .
The guide is currently being piloted through Connexions services, short stay schools and projects run by the NSPCC and The Children's Society.
The guide sprang from research into the neglect of young people conducted by the University of York, the NSPCC and The Children's Society. Other outputs from this research included:
This project was funded by the Department for Children, Schools and Families.