First ever guidance promises better support for unaccompanied children
New government guidance is the first of its kind, and a crucial step forward for some of the most vulnerable children
Samantha Morton: 'It's so important to support The Children’s Society this Christmas'
Actress Samantha Morton supports our Safe at Christmas appeal. Will you?
Walking from France and running in Berlin
This week marks the 20th anniversary of Le Walk, an event that raised £2m and was the first time since the ice age that humans walked from France to England
900,000 single-parent families to lose out under new benefits system
As the house of commons debates benefits, key changes would ensure that children are spared big losses
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