Children and Young People's Participation

Children and young people

Across Waltham Forest there are many ways that children and young people can comment on and be part of the design of the local services they use.

I am a young person

If you are a young person looking to get involved in the design of:

You can also find volunteering opportunities here: 

If you are a young person wanting to join a group or forum, below is a list of forums that are running in the borough at the moment with details of how you can get involved.

Other youth engagement groups 

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I am a professional

If you work in health or social care and looking to involve children and young people in Waltham Forest, please find below best practice guidelines and resources that may help you.





We know the above isn’t an exhaustive list so if there's anything you feel that needs to be included on this page, please email us on