Because you need to know that what you think and what you say matters. All children and young people have the right to have their views listened to and respected, especially when decisions are being made about their life. We think this is really important.
Speak Up is independent, which means we are separate from Children's Services (the social work teams). It's important that we're separate so we can represent the views of young people.
You can find out more about our service from the links below: