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Middlesbrough Children Matter

We think that every child in Middlesbrough matters.

And we want you to be happy and reach your full potential in your hometown.

This site will help you find out news about Middlesbrough and the best things you can do in our town.

We can also help you stay safe online, learn about education and apprenticeships and get mental health support.

We want our young people to know what's going on in our amazing town, and how they can take part. From exciting experiences to free days out, you can find it all here.

Things to do

We think you should know what's going on in Middlesbrough - so we'll update you with news about the town and Middlesbrough Council, and explain how it affects you.

What’s been happening

Sometimes, we all need some help. Everybody can have feelings that confuse them or make them feel sad and low. It's important to know that there's loads of help available.

Mental health support

You might have friends or family in foster care, or maybe you've lived with a foster family yourself. If you've ever wondered what it's like, we've got you covered.

What is it really like being in foster care?

Has anyone ever asked you what you wanted to do when you leave school? It can be confusing, but we can help give you the information you need on studying, apprenticeships and careers.

Your Future Matters – Apprenticeships

Whether you're outside with your friends or chatting online, staying safe matters. We've got some handy tips and lots of online resources to help you make sure you enjoy yourself wherever you are.

Staying safe out and about

Parent Zone

Parent Zone Local is a service in your area. It has expert guides and videos to help families feel confident and capable in the digital age.

Parent Zone