‘There needs to be a stop to children being sent home for wearing the wrong school uniform’
This blog was written as part of The Children's Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes.
12,000 16- and 17-year-olds have no place to call home
Our new report exposes how local councils are failing 16- and 17-year-olds, leaving them at risk of serious harm, and that 10,000 teenagers at risk of homelessness are failed every year
Our commitment to diversity and inclusion
Our new single equality scheme sets out our commitment to diversity and inclusion, and will ensure we can effectively deliver tailored services to the disadvantaged children who need them.
Introducing our interns
Alice, our volunteer intern, introduces herself and a wave of fellow interns who are making big contributions to our organisation.
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.