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
'If you want to run away to disappear from your life, then you're not going to be found'
Young people tell us why they run away and how we can help, Elaine Hindal writes
Emma's toy library offers children exciting new play opportunities
Toy Librarian Emma is busy setting up a new toy library as part of our internship programme.
How does debt affect children?
You may think that debt is an issue that affects only adults, but it’s not. Problem debt can have a devastating impact on children's lives, too
Chloe’s story: A journey of vulnerability
How the Policing and Crime Bill can protect girls like Chloe from sexual exploitation
Advent: Hope isn't passive
Our chief executive writes of the yearning and agitation that form a foundation for hope
'A challenge I entered with more enthusiasm and hope than logic'
Not only did Kate from our fundraising team ride 100 miles last Sunday, she wrote a fantastic story about it - have a look and join us for next year's ride