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.
Debt and Mental Health in schools
School children are affected emotionally, and mentally by debt, a primary head teacher tells us.
Why we’re at WHY? festival
We’re taking part in WHY? What’s Happening for the Young at Southbank Centre in October. Come and see us there.
Family debt and children: popping the weasel
As a psychiatrist, I can’t help but be aware of the impact the current economic climate is having on our families and children – times are very tough for many people.
Juggling multiple debts - the damage done to children’s mental health
They just came that morning. I could only take the things that I could carry.
The hidden impact of debt
Our new report, The Damage of Debt finds that more than 500,000 children living in debt-ridden families are unhappy with their lives.
The journey of a care leaver
Young people leaving the care system are often left with limited support that can leave them in real risk of falling into debt and destitution. This blog looks at the support a British or settled young person will receive in their journey out of the care system.
‘I didn’t know I was a young carer until I came to this service – you don’t really think about it'
Today we released our new report all about young carers like Bina. The report explores the challenges of identifying the support that can help them, and how we get a sense of how many young carers there are.
Empowering young people to make safe informed decisions
For today’s National Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day our services are running and taking part in events across the country. Here a practitioner answers our questions about working with young people at risk of sexual abuse.
Protecting children from sexual exploitation is everyone’s business
In a blog for Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day, policy officer Richard Crellin considers why it is important that everyone understands how children can be better protected from child sexual exploitation.
Quiz: The Budget or Star Wars?
Today, George Osborne delivers this year's budget announcement. Also, Star Wars.
A budget for the next generation?
The Chancellor talked about acting now rather than paying later, yet this budget missed opportunities to do so.
Quiz: How much do you know about child sexual exploitation?
For today's Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day we would like to help everyone know the signs of exploitation and what everyone of us can do to stop it.