Young Carer’s Festival 2016
The Young Carers Festival is a chance for young people to take a break from their caring responsibilities and have fun. This year Melissa tells us about the weekend.
Lone children on the move
From today local authorities will be able to transfer responsibility formally to other local authorities. We must make sure that these young people have access to the legal support they need.
Together we did it
We’ve got some exciting news. A year ago we launched our first local campaign ‘Handle With Care’. Today we’re back in Greater Manchester meeting to celebrate its success.
EU Referendum: Brexit and young people
Now the EU referendum debate is over, we're taking stock as to what this might mean for children and young people. While there are immediate, profound changes unfolding before us, in reality, many implications for children won’t be known or play out for some time.
Hidden at Henley Festival - giving young carers a brighter future
Henley Festival are hosting our Hidden photography exhibition to raise awareness about young carers.
Today's young carers announcement: What it means for young people
The secretary for education made a major announcement about young carers - our public affairs manager explains what it means
Policy update: School costs, asylum support and children's well-being
Our policy team has been busy campaigning for children
‘I didn’t know I was a young carer until I came to this service – you don’t really think about it'
Today we released our new report all about young carers like Bina. The report explores the challenges of identifying the support that can help them, and how we get a sense of how many young carers there are.
Mental health week
Young people who have been sexually abused aren’t getting the mental health support they need. Here a volunteer campaigner explains why we need your help to change this.
Missing children – are some more important than others?
A report published today reveals that some children who go missing are put at risk by how their case is investigated by the police.
Seriously Awkward: Katie's Story
The most vulnerable 16 and 17 year olds are falling through the cracks between childhood and adulthood, simply because of their age. Our Seriously Awkward campaign aims to change that.
Join us in calling on the Government to change the law to protect 16 and 17 year olds from abuse, harm and neglect.