Children Act 1989 guides

This series of guides is designed to help independent advocates understand the key duties towards and entitlements of children and young people set out in the Children Act 1989. 

We are in the process of developing guides no. 2 and 3 so visit this page again soon! 

In June 2020, Nick O’Brien, Coram Chambers, delivered an online lecture on the Children Act 1989 to members of Article 39’s Children and Young People’s Advocates Network. You can watch the recording below (presentation starts 33 seconds into recording).