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.
Helping London’s children and teenagers at their most vulnerable
This month we are launching our new way of working in London, setting out our new hub of services to tackle the exceptional and growing risks facing London’s children and teenagers.
16 and 17 year olds are caught between childhood and adulthood
Our new Seriously Awkward campaign calls for better protection for vulnerable 16-17 year olds. You may wonder what protections these teenagers need.
Luke's story: Something isn't quite right
The most vulnerable 16 and 17 year olds are falling through the cracks between childhood and adulthood, simply because of their age. Our Seriously Awkward campaign aims to change that.
Abolishing child poverty targets masks true extent of in-work poverty
Whilst there are many factors that contribute to families falling into and becoming trapped in poverty, the ability to maintain a reasonable standard of living and afford essentials is at the heart of the matter.
I knew how hard caring was for an adult, and I wanted to show people how hard it could be for a child
Author Anne Booth's new book Dog Ears features a young carer, and we spoke to her in recognition of this year's Young Carers Festival
How many children in your area miss out on help to heat their homes?
Use our map - help children in your area live in warmer homes
Meeting my MP was easier than I thought
Susan Hinds, one of our wonderful speakers, went to meet her MP to talk about our Seriously Awkward campaign. Here's how she got on...
Introducing our interns
Alice, our volunteer intern, introduces herself and a wave of fellow interns who are making big contributions to our organisation.
Coordinate an international adventure as a volunteer
This Student Volunteering Week we have been talking to some of our student volunteers to find out how they support the children and young people we work with. Max is a student who has been volunteering at Loughborough University to help students aiming to climb the Morocco High Atlas Mountains to fundraise for us.
Why return interviews matter - Help ensure all young people who run away receive one
Return interviews are a vital form of support for young people who run away, and they need to be more widely offered
Mud, hail and flooding . . . a great weekend at the Greenbelt festival!
Following this year's Greenbelt, Sophie Brightwell writes about abundant mud, a home away from home and young people's illustrations of paradise.