There are approximately 28,000 children living in poverty in Oxfordshire. Some city wards including Blackbird Leys, Rose Hill & Iffley and Barton & Sandhills have child poverty rates of a third of their population by area.
There was an 80% increase in the number of referrals of 15 to 19-year-olds to mental health services over the period 2011-12 to 2016-17, and this has continued to increase into 2021.
Oxfordshire Youth work in a number of innovative local partnerships that have changed the way we support young people with their mental health.
To view the Youth in Mind Guide 2020, please click here:
Youth in Mind Guide 2020