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.
Solving poverty – it’s no easy task
Setting out a strategy for eradicating poverty in the UK.
Linzi’s story as a young carer: ‘My mum is my hero’
We support young carers, just like Linzi, to have a brighter future.
The links between well-being and mental health
Following the publication of this year's Good Childhood Report, here we look further at the links between well-being and mental health for young people.
Painting solidarity with refugees
Next Saturday, September 17 we will be taking part in the Solidarity with Refugees march in London. To make sure we make the biggest impact on the day, we held a banner making workshop with local art groups.
Why are so many children being detained at our ports?
We must ensure that the vulnerable children travelling to the UK who are detained at ports are provided safety and brief detensions.
It may be controversial but…
'The Christmas period is often marked by a time of indulgence, after all it is a feast. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy healthy food as part of it'
The well-being benefits of exercise
According to mainstream media today is the most depressing day of the year. But if you’re taking part in one of our fundraising challenges this might not be the case.
Celebrating International Youth Day by helping young migrants thrive
Our policy adviser writes of the issues and sometimes harrowing conditions young migrants face, and what we can do to help them