Young refugees and migrants say it loud and clear: Refugees are welcome here
This time last week 30 young refugees and migrants and supporters from around the country joined us as we marched to Parliament.
Will you donate your #FirstFiver?
It’s always a dream for charities when campaigns “go viral”, breaking into the public consciousness and gaining a life of their own. That happened this week for the whole charity sector involved in #FirstFiver.
The hidden impact of debt
Our new report, The Damage of Debt finds that more than 500,000 children living in debt-ridden families are unhappy with their lives.
Kimberley Wilson: Life is always better with cake
Great British Bake Off finalist Kimberley Wilson gives recommendations and tasty recipes for your next Bake and Brew.
Forced to choose between having food or being warm
Working with young people leaving care, Angela finds that a lack of support and financial education is putting many young people in difficult situations.
The journey of a care leaver
Young people leaving the care system are often left with limited support that can leave them in real risk of falling into debt and destitution. This blog looks at the support a British or settled young person will receive in their journey out of the care system.
Bullying – let’s talk about it
Our research shows that bullying has a detrimental impact on children and young people; children who are bullied have lower levels of well-being, are more likely to live in poverty and may be at risk of being abused.
Advent: The Naked Chef
Back when Jamie Oliver was referred to as the ‘Naked Chef’, Ben was eight and shared that nickname from his approach to mince pie making. 17 years on, not too much has changed.
Care leavers struggle with council tax debts
'Every day, my work shows me how important it is to raise awareness of the challenges care leavers face as they leave the care system, particularly with money and avoiding debt'
Breathing space theology
With Christmas fast approaching, this time of year can be very challenging for families trapped in debt
Volunteers' Week: 'The independent visitor initiative is a fantastic scheme'
In celebration of Volunteers' Week, we asked Barry, an independent visitor volunteer at our Checkpoint programme, about his experiences.
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.