Time to exhale?
Political momentum is building around the need for a statutory breathing space to support children and their families in debt
Listen to real stories of debt
A powerful account of growing up in debt based on real children and families’ experiences, and the difference a breathing space could make
Thinking Thrifty: how the #DebtTrap affected my mental health
Our guest blogger, David Jack Taylor, founder of Thinking Thrifty, shares his painful memories of growing up in a home with problem debt and why we need to prevent children today from facing similar experiences
Our work on the frontline
We interviewed Karen, one of our practitioners working with young girls that go missing, to find out more about the issues that young people face and why she is proud to work with us
Asking the Chancellor for better Budgeting for early help
There is an exceptionally strong case for public services to be based on the principle of intervening early to prevent problems from escalating.
Families in Bradford now feeling Warm and Informed
The Warm and Informed project was launched in September 2014 as a partnership between Northern Gas Networks (NGN) and The Children’s Society, focusing on two low income areas
of Bradford. The project was intended to build on previous joint work by these organisations involving giving fuel poverty advice at children’s centres.
Volunteering has kept my mind and body active
Volunteer Award Winner Edna Andrews talks about her role in one of our shops.
A budget for the next generation?
The Chancellor talked about acting now rather than paying later, yet this budget missed opportunities to do so.