Will you donate your #FirstFiver?
It’s always a dream for charities when campaigns “go viral”, breaking into the public consciousness and gaining a life of their own. That happened this week for the whole charity sector involved in #FirstFiver.
The hidden impact of debt
Our new report, The Damage of Debt finds that more than 500,000 children living in debt-ridden families are unhappy with their lives.
Kimberley Wilson: Life is always better with cake
Great British Bake Off finalist Kimberley Wilson gives recommendations and tasty recipes for your next Bake and Brew.
The journey of a care leaver
Young people leaving the care system are often left with limited support that can leave them in real risk of falling into debt and destitution. This blog looks at the support a British or settled young person will receive in their journey out of the care system.
Forced to choose between having food or being warm
Working with young people leaving care, Angela finds that a lack of support and financial education is putting many young people in difficult situations.
Juggling multiple debts - the damage done to children’s mental health
They just came that morning. I could only take the things that I could carry.
A child psychologist’s view of that Seriously Awkward age
The notion that 16 and 17 year olds can look after themselves means that their vulnerability is often overlooked.
Young Carer’s Festival 2016
The Young Carers Festival is a chance for young people to take a break from their caring responsibilities and have fun. This year Melissa tells us about the weekend.
Seriously Awkward school holidays
Karen, a Project Worker at our SCARPA project in Newcastle, knows that without the structure of school, summer holidays can be a more dangerous time for vulnerable young people.
Young refugees and migrants say it loud and clear: Refugees are welcome here
This time last week 30 young refugees and migrants and supporters from around the country joined us as we marched to Parliament.