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.
Seriously Awkward: Jemma's story
Jemma became suicidal after being exploited and turning to substance abuse. A social worker helped her back into education.
Lauren's story: Groomed and exploited
When she was 13, Lauren was targeted by men who groomed and sexually exploited her.
In London since 1881
We have supported vulnerable children and young people in London since our charity was founded in 1881.
Jenny’s story: Escaping abuse
Neglect led Jenny into a downward spiral of substance abuse, until she eventually became suicidal.
Improving my confidence with volunteering
I hope to by volunteering I can make a difference to a young person’s life.
Davpack – a new partner finding unique ways to support us
Barry the Box and special Christmas packaging are the first ways our Davpack partnership supports our work.
Government confirms 'no going back' on low income measures of child poverty
'It's great to hear Education Minister David Laws setting out his commitment to acting on the underlying causes of child poverty, not just on the symptoms.'
Seriously Awkward campaign: A busy week at Parliament
This week we had an hosted an event at Parliament for MPs to meet our expert child sexual exploitation practitioners. Nearly a thousand campaigners asked their MP to come.