Summer budget: Condemning low-income working families to poverty?
Today, the Government will announce £12bn in cuts from the welfare budget. A cut to child tax credits, a vital form of support that helps families in the transition to work and lifts them out of poverty, is among the possible cuts.
Helping London’s children and teenagers at their most vulnerable
This month we are launching our new way of working in London, setting out our new hub of services to tackle the exceptional and growing risks facing London’s children and teenagers.
16 and 17 year olds are caught between childhood and adulthood
Our new Seriously Awkward campaign calls for better protection for vulnerable 16-17 year olds. You may wonder what protections these teenagers need.
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.
Abolishing child poverty targets masks true extent of in-work poverty
Whilst there are many factors that contribute to families falling into and becoming trapped in poverty, the ability to maintain a reasonable standard of living and afford essentials is at the heart of the matter.
I knew how hard caring was for an adult, and I wanted to show people how hard it could be for a child
Author Anne Booth's new book Dog Ears features a young carer, and we spoke to her in recognition of this year's Young Carers Festival
Do children in care get good care?
A new parliamentary report echoes concerns young people have about the care system
Why I’m leaving a gift (audio)
Alice Whelan knows what it’s like to be a child growing up in poverty. That’s why she is remembering us in her will
Life changer: Mags shares her volunteering experiences (audio)
In an audio recording and interview, Mags tells us about the great experiences she has had at one of our children’s centres
Why we support Tanni Grey-Thompson's Universal Credit inquiry
'The inquiry found that around 450,000 disabled people stand to lose out under Universal Credit - this includes 100,000 disabled children'
MPs to debate some Seriously Awkward questions
Our Seriously Awkward campaign is getting noticed in Parliament and we need your help. Theresa May has already responded to questions our campaigners helped ask - and now there's going to be a debate next Thursday.