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
#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.
Our new partnership to keep young runaways safe
Our agreement with the UK policing agency CEOP is an example of working together to protect young people.
They said: 'We’ve got to turn your electricity off'
There are nearly a million children living in families in energy debt, all too often growing up in cold homes that are putting their health at risk. Today, we share Nadia's story.
'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
Rain, a campaign and a marathon
Our intern Lauren Devereux writes of the Fair and Square campaign launch, preparation for the London Marathon and, at last, steady rain.
New funding announced for children’s mental health services
Every day our services work with many children whose well-being and mental health are affected by issues they face, such as abuse, neglect and substance misuse. With long waiting times for services and high thresholds for mental health assessments, these children often miss out on the vital support that would enable them to move successfully into adulthood.
Thank you, Emma Ball
For three years Emma Ball Ltd, a Nottinghamshire-based design company, has supported our work selling Christmas cards and gifts. Here we ask Emma to reflect on how the partnership has gone and why she got involved.