We believe that all children deserve a good childhood. That’s why we campaign for the most vulnerable children and young people who face poverty and neglect, fighting injustice and protecting them from harm.
Show some warmth: Energy companies need to protect families in debt
Our new report reveals the devastating effects that energy debt has on children’s lives.
'Debt causes stress, which causes anxiety, which causes mental health problems'
As part of our Debt Trap campaign, we spoke to Jessica (that's not her real name), a single mum who is also a community activist, volunteer and heavily involved in her local parents’ forum. She and her three children - a 16-year-old daughter, a 14-year-old son and an eight-year-old son - live in a three-bedroom flat.
Nick Clegg: ‘An extra 1.3 million infants are benefitting from free school meals’
The deputy prime minister praises our ‘excellent campaign’ in support of free school meals for infants
Today: Join us and Martin Lewis in calling to halt payday loan advertising
Consumer advice expert Martin Lewis has written a passionate plea for Parliament to take action to curb payday loan advertising.
Local welfare assistance helped rebuild Caroline and her family’s lives after a fire
After a fire left her with nothing, Caroline needed help.
Local welfare assistance kept Anna and her family safe
Anna shares her experience of how, after escaping an abusive partner, local welfare schemes helped put her family’s life back together again.
2m children in poverty miss out on the warm home discount
Join us in telling the government to act to stop children from growing up in cold homes
By the numbers: Young people's well-being
What are some of the key figures in The Good Childhood Report 2013, our new report on the well-being of young people in the UK?
An interactive look at young carers' lives
While census data reveals a spike in the number of young carers our report highlights the families young people behind the numbers
Christingle - Inspiring a new generation
Hear the heartwarming story of how Christingle is being passed on from generation to generation at St Mary’s Church in Market Drayton.
Use our map to find your local welfare assistance scheme
Search by postcode to find your local authority's scheme to replace community care grants and crisis loans for general living expenses