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.
Protecting children from payday loan adverts
Watch our spoof payday loan video highlighting the irresponsible nature of payday loan adverts
16 and 17 year olds at risk
Our recent Seriously Awkward report shows that young people may feel under pressure to make choices that can jeopardise their future.
The risks of unsuitable accommodation for older teenagers
Our new report On Your Own Now examines the experiences of 16 and 17 year olds who cannot live at home with their families. These teenagers live in accommodation provided by their local council to prepare them for living independently as an adult.
Separated children need more than a temporary fix
Separated migrant children too often lack a permanent solution in difficult circumstances.
Seriously Awkward: Developing emotionally through adolescence
Young people are facing a number of challenges accessing mental health services, particularly 16 and 17 year olds.
Councils must tackle ‘poverty of well-being’ for children in care
Findings from our Good Childhood Report show children not living with their family have much lower well-being than their peers.
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
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.
You can donate old IT equipment to help support vulnerable children
Find out why Audley Travel donated their old IT equipment to support us, and how your old electronics can help vulnerable young people