Jakes Journey: One child’s experience of problem debt
One child’s experience of problem debt and how a breathing space makes all the difference.
Give children and families in debt space to breathe
2.4 million children are in families who have fallen behind on their debts and need the protection of a legally binding breathing space scheme to protect them from bailiff visits, enforcement action and rising fees and charges
When we sing Christingle at our school
Christmas at St Nicholas School is always a special occasion as we remember the patron saint of our school just before Christmas.
Anti-bullying week: children's voices
The Anti-Bullying Alliance is shining a light on bullying and encouraging teachers, parents and children to use their Power for Good to help combat bullying throughout the year.
Open the doors to your Christingle and spread hope in your community
One of the things I love most about Christingle is the opportunity that it gives us to reach out to people we probably wouldn’t normally see in church.
Securing therapeutic support for victims of sexual abuse
The damaging consequences of child sexual abuse is becoming increasingly apparent, affecting children’s mental health and placing them at greater risk of going missing, misusing substances or offending.
'If you don't have the right materials to learn, you can miss out on an education'
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.
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.
Supporters share personal experiences of being in debt
We asked our supporters to share their personal experiences of problem debt and how a breathing space could have helped them
Our position on the power to test different ways of working
This week MPs are debating new powers which will allow local authorities to test new ways of working through exemptions from children’s social care legislation
Advent: Opening doors, year by year
What if Advent calendars told the story of your life? Imogen explores the implications of this for herself and others…
Protecting children from sexual exploitation is everyone’s business
In a blog for Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day, policy officer Richard Crellin considers why it is important that everyone understands how children can be better protected from child sexual exploitation.