A child psychologist’s view of that Seriously Awkward age
The notion that 16 and 17 year olds can look after themselves means that their vulnerability is often overlooked.
A magical time at Henley Festival supporting young carers
Our Hidden exhibition raised awareness about young carers and hundreds of families enjoyed our fun zone at Family Sunday.
What is the Joint Committee on Human Rights?
What is the Joint Committee on Human Rights and how we need your views to influence them?
The power of our shops
In only a few months our charity shops managed to gather thousands of supporters for a local campaign. Sarah interviews Carol from our Shaw shop about their role in helping children in care placed out of borough in Greater Manchester.
Thousands attending Henley Festival, helping thousands of young carers
How our partnership with Henley Festival is helping to give young carers a brighter future.
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.
Family debt and children: popping the weasel
As a psychiatrist, I can’t help but be aware of the impact the current economic climate is having on our families and children – times are very tough for many people.
How to support your child’s well-being: Be creative and play
As part of our ground breaking research into the well-being of children, we have worked with nef* to find out what children can do to support their own well-being and how you can help
Luke's story: Something isn't quite right
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.
New guidance for helping young runaways is useful but not perfect
As new guidance is reviewed, we need to ensure we understand young people's views
Meet Katey, our Digital Intern
Katey talks about volunteering to help young people learn to read, her work here and her time in London
'I want to prove to people that poverty is a big issue in England'
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