16 and 17 year olds at risk
Our recent Seriously Awkward report shows that young people may feel under pressure to make choices that can jeopardise their future.
Charlie’s story: My life as a young carer
Charlie, aged 19, has cared for his mum since he was 4 years old. Watch him talk about life as a young carer and his involvement with our Young Carers in Focus project
We need to listen to 16 and 17 year olds in care
An advocate in our Havering Advocacy Service explains how her work with many 16 and 17 year olds having housing problems relates to our new report, 'On your own now'
The risks of unsuitable accommodation for older teenagers
Our new report On Your Own Now examines the experiences of 16 and 17 year olds who cannot live at home with their families. These teenagers live in accommodation provided by their local council to prepare them for living independently as an adult.
Helping those who are especially vulnerable to child sexual exploitation
When a young person has a learning disability they can be particularly difficult to protect
Everyone dressed like me during our Santa Run
Guest blogger Santa Claus writes about why he participates in an annual Santa Run, and why you should join him and thousands of fellow Santas in a run this year.
Raising money, supporting Make Runaways Safe during RAG Week
RAG Week is a fantastic time when students at universities and colleges across the UK raise money for charities.
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.
Help me to help young carers
As he puts together a kit for young carers, Rob asks for your assistance with sharing a survey with young people
Exposing modern day slavery in the UK
Exploited children who are trafficked into the UK are being criminalised by a system that brands them 'illegal immigrants'
'There is an assumption that poverty ends at school- but that’s not the case.'
This blog was written as part of The Children’s Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes.