Learn more about our networking opportunities

Our networks build a communities of practice., this collaborative approach strengthens practice, drives innovation, and makes a greater impact on young people’s lives.

Regional Impact Network

Delivered in partnership with George Williams College – Centre for Youth Impact, the NW Regional Impact Network brings together colleagues from across sectors who are interested in impact and quality in work with young people.


The network provides a space to share knowledge and approaches to impact measurement, access groups who can help develop and test ideas and tools and form collaborative solutions to impact measurement challenges.

Cared For Network

The Cared4NW brings together Children in Care Council practitioners and those working with Care Experienced young people.

The network enables colleagues to share good practice, guidance and insight into around lived experience youth voice and engagement. The network also co-produces conferences and events with young people.

Strategic Leads Network

A  network for Lead Officers of youth provision. Members are based within both, Local Authorities and the voluntary sector.


We coordinate this network to support the Youth Offer in each authority and ensure that local areas are well-informed, skilled and responsive to changes in Government policy and young people’s needs.


The network aims to explore policies affecting young people, provide links to national bodies, facilitate sharing, learning, and collaboration, and offer a safe space for Heads of Services to engage in peer support and discussion.

Voice and Influence Network

The Voice and Influence network brings together practitioners from a variety of sectors that lead and deliver youth voice, participation and engagement activities with children and young people.


The network creates space to collaborate, learn, and act as a community of practice, enabling different voices to be heard, learning from diverse participation approaches, and encouraging good practice. Each meeting focuses on relevant emerging voice and influence themes, utilising learning circles for facilitated discussions on key topics

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