A Seriously Awkward age?
Thousands of 16 and 17 year olds are being let down by inconsistencies in the law, left without the same basic protections as younger children. Our quiz will help you find out which laws treat 16 and 17 year olds as a child and in which cases they’re seen as adults.
Billions of reasons families with children bear the burden of the summer budget
While some policies in yesterday’s budget were welcome, such as increases in the minimum wage, gains from these will be heavily outweighed by reductions in other support for low income families, including working families.
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.
'It was really good fun': Inspired youths host a Bake and Brew
Charlotte from West Yorkshire explains how careful planning and hard work made her fundraising DO a success
Supporting Make Runaways Safe at this year's Greenbelt Festival
Find out how we got on at our very first Greenbelt festival, by Amy Doyle, our wellie-wearing festival-goer
10 things we learnt about carol singing last year
We asked our supporters what advice they would give future carol singers, here we share 10 things we learnt to make any event perfect.
Advent: Carols from Broughton
Today we welcome the wonderful choir of Broughton Parish to our Advent calendar. Well worth a listen!
Supporting children who are at risk of sexual exploitation
David Hounsell from our Policy team, visited our Hand in Hand programme to learn more about how they support children at risk of sexual exploitation.