'Debt causes stress, which causes anxiety, which causes mental health problems'
As part of our Debt Trap campaign, we spoke to Jessica (that's not her real name), a single mum who is also a community activist, volunteer and heavily involved in her local parents’ forum. She and her three children - a 16-year-old daughter, a 14-year-old son and an eight-year-old son - live in a three-bedroom flat.
Show some warmth: Energy companies need to protect families in debt
Our new report reveals the devastating effects that energy debt has on children’s lives.
Welcome to our world - A dramatic exhibition of photos of young carers
An upcoming photo exhibition provides a glimpse into the lives of England's young carers
Through young eyes
Young commissioners launch their report exposing the impact of poverty on school life
News roundup: Pot of gold, policy update, retail activity
News items from our programmes, policy and retail work
The hard truths about debt (infographic)
After reading Latasha's story in Stopping the debt trap, have a look at our infographic about debt statistics.
Further cuts to legal aid to affect some of the most vulnerable children
Legal aid helps the poorest challenge decisions that affect their lives, but cuts to the system threaten to harm children and families
What are 1000 people's favourite childhood summer memories?
As part of our Big Summer DO campaign, we asked shared their favourite childhood memories
Extend free school meals to all families on universal credit
New government data reveals a rise of 250,000 children in poverty in working households
Advent: Eleven rules for Christingle
Read the playful hints for your Christingle celebration from Author Jeremy Fletcher and artist Dave Walker. Read more at The Children's Society
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