Improving my confidence with volunteering
I hope to by volunteering I can make a difference to a young person’s life.
Closing the gaps for young carers
Helen Leadbitter, operational manager of the Include Project and co-author of our new report looking at the support needs of young carers explains why we need to ask children about their caring roles to avoid them slipping through the cracks.
‘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.
Coordinate an international adventure as a volunteer
This Student Volunteering Week we have been talking to some of our student volunteers to find out how they support the children and young people we work with. Max is a student who has been volunteering at Loughborough University to help students aiming to climb the Morocco High Atlas Mountains to fundraise for us.
Firebird- it’s not just a story
Firebird has recently become the first play about child sexual exploitation to run on the West End. However, the traumatic story is not just a story. Read how our direct support and campaigns work has been fighting to prevent stories like these from happening.
Mapped: Families that will be affected by four-year benefit freeze
The current and previous Government have introduced a wide range of measures that will affect family incomes up to 2020. In some cases, these will increase household incomes. In other cases they will significantly reduce them.
I remember those days
Shakira Martin faced difficulty in her teenage years, and shares her story with us here.
More than words?: Do 'missing' and 'absent' make young runaways safer?
While there is evidence that new policing terminology can save money, the data that they help young people is lacking
Why International Missing Children's Day matters
Today is International Missing Children’s Day. We’ve looked at what will happen to the 350 children who are likely to go missing today.
'In training you repeatedly fail, so that in a competition you can succeed'
As David from our transformation team trains as a competitive runner, he explains complexities around strong winds, tension between athletes and more
Advent: ‘Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?’
‘Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?’ 2000 years ago Jesus asked this question. Today, Krish Kandiah asks the same of us…
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.