Training, Consultancy & Research

Improving Quality for Young People







Who we are

Atkin Associates team of consultants are all qualified and experienced youth workers and social workers. Our consultants have worked directly with children and young people and have held senior management positions prior to working as consultants.  As a result this knowledge and understanding enables us to work effectively with teams, senior managers and strategic decision makers to research need, create workable solutions as well as train the workforce to improve performance and outcomes for children and young people.

What we do

Atkin Associates carries out research-based consultancy to help public bodies and third sector organisations review and develop services to improve outcomes for children and young people. In addition, Atkin Associates provides training and workforce development to ensure the workforce has the right skills and approach to deliver high quality work to children and young people.

Who we work with

Atkin Associates works with local and national youth organisations as well as children’s services. This includes local authorities, voluntary youth organisations, Early Help Teams, Youth Employment Projects, Children’s Safeguarding Boards, Leaving Care Teams, Looked after Children’s teams, Youth Offending Teams, Youth Housing and in addition Mental Health projects.

Louise is known in the youth work field as an expert professional who has many years’ experience of leading nationally on outcomes for young people and Best Practice.  We have drawn on this expertise and been able to improve both our business acumen and outcomes for young people with her support and guidance.

CEO, Knowsley Youth Mutual