BenevoLent: I've given up bad carbs for Lent
This year I have decided to give up bad carbs for 40 days. This means, no white bread, anything made with white flour, potatoes and certainly no fast food.
Project worker Liz talks about her work in Torquay
Today, Liz Hawkins talks about her role as a project worker and supporting Jenny, a girl who suffered appalling physical abuse at the hands of her stepmother.
Jan Sayer works with young people at risk of homelessness and their families to try and find a solution which will allow them to stay at home
Delivered: Final notice for energy companies
We delivered 6,378 petitions telling the companies to show some warmth to families and children in energy debt
BenevoLent: A new life
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages.
The posts of Christmas past: Have a look at photos from our archives
In advance of some new Christmas stories from our archives this week, take a look at our previous posts featuring nativity scenes, magazines and more
Asylum support inquiry report instigates parliamentary pressure for change
At a debate in parliament, MPs and ministers address low levels of asylum support for young people and their families.
'I would honestly recommend volunteering of any kind to anyone'
Young volunteer Ismail talks about his experiences as a volunteer in a Children's Society charity shop
The way I see it
Professor Tess Ridge gives her view on the issue of childhood poverty and what can be done to address it
What we can do to stop child sexual exploitation
The 'industrial scale' sexual exploitation of children in England is in the news again. A review into serious failings in Oxfordshire found that at least 373 children were sexually abused and let down by the professionals there to protect them.