'I struggle to keep on top of everything, especially my homework'
In advance of tomorrow's census data on young carers, Joanne shares her experience of caring for her brother
How does debt affect children?
You may think that debt is an issue that affects only adults, but it’s not. Problem debt can have a devastating impact on children's lives, too
Making runways safer through our work with local authorities
New report highlights steps local authorities have taken to improve support for young runaways, and our new guide offers support for practitioners
'The internship has been an eye opening experience'
Ben, one of our interns based in Birmingham, shares his experience of working with the Stars National Initiative website.
Crucial opportunity missed to lift refugee children out of poverty
The government has failed to increase asylum support rates, leaving over 10,000 asylum-seeking children in poverty.
New funding announced for children’s mental health services
Every day our services work with many children whose well-being and mental health are affected by issues they face, such as abuse, neglect and substance misuse. With long waiting times for services and high thresholds for mental health assessments, these children often miss out on the vital support that would enable them to move successfully into adulthood.