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Detangling the maze: How might we improve signposting to services for young people?

Kathryn Dingle

Do you use Google and online directories to get help, to find fun things to do? Have you ever found difficult to know where to start? Do you usually end up with exploring multiple websites and feeling lost by which is right for you? NPC and others are exploring how we might improve this journey for young people.  The problem Navigating local service information online can be difficult, overwhelming, and confusing for young people particularly those with additional needs. ​ It’s often hard to know where to start, find clear information and find the most suitable option to meet their… Read more “Detangling the maze: How might we improve signposting to services for young people?”

Speak to us about signposting

Kathryn Dingle

Have your say and improving signposting for young people!   Young people want is a connection to a place, to people and to their passions. We are failing to give young people the information they need to make these connections. We live in a world where it is easier for young people to find a good takeaway, than to find help when they need it. Many organisations exist to support people in need, however there is a lack of coordination about how information about these services is collated, maintained, and shared in an open format. We are working to make… Read more “Speak to us about signposting”
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Week notes: Is tech for good possible when surfacing charity service data?

Kathryn Dingle

Hi all, I’m NPC’s resident Product Wiz! Ever wondered, what on earth does a product manager in the charity sector actually do? Here is your chance to find out! This is the first of week notes about the ideas and challenges that bounce around my mind on a daily basis. I will exploring my highlights, the puzzle and conundrums I am still mulling over and learning or ideas for everyone to make use of. Overarching feeling of the last fortnight I am grateful but needing to refine and focus I have a lot of ideas buzzing around and not enough… Read more “Week notes: Is tech for good possible when surfacing charity service data?”