#Refugeeswelcome - Young refugees need our help
What we do to support young refugees and how you can help.
Using art as a therapeutic tool
Senior Practitioner, Amy Craven, talks about how our services use art to help children open up about the issues they face.
Separated children need more than a temporary fix
Separated migrant children too often lack a permanent solution in difficult circumstances.
Seriously Awkward: Developing emotionally through adolescence
Young people are facing a number of challenges accessing mental health services, particularly 16 and 17 year olds.
Councils must tackle ‘poverty of well-being’ for children in care
Findings from our Good Childhood Report show children not living with their family have much lower well-being than their peers.
Essex Young People's Drug and Alcohol Service launch
Kate Richardson, Marketing Manager, and Anne-Marie Charsley, Information Officer, share their experience of the launch day for EYPDAS
Advent: On the journey out of the darkness and into the light
'Things always look better from on high', writes journalist and author Chine Mbubaegbu as she reflects on height, light and Isaiah 2.1-5
How to support your child’s well-being: Be creative and play
As part of our ground breaking research into the well-being of children, we have worked with nef* to find out what children can do to support their own well-being and how you can help
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.
Humane levels of support for asylum-seeking families
In a recent case the German Constitutional Court ruled that the current benefits level paid to asylum seekers in Germany was insufficient.
Help from our founder - The ongoing effects of helping children
Our founder helped the mother of our supporter Anne - today, Anne writes about the difference it made, and why she is remembering us in her will.