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
Getting better support for trafficked children
Trafficked children are forced into a range of horrific abuse, including domestic servitude, forced criminality and sexual exploitation.
Advent: A song from a man to the child he loves
Pádraig explores the promise of God for us this Advent.
Young people in care tell parliamentary group: 'We need to be listened to'
Last week four young people from our programmes spoke at the Houses of Parliament about their experiences of being in care and running away or going missing.
4 v 95: Asylum-seeking children and families need free school meals
Free school meals for children in asylum-seeking families would help those surviving on £5 a day for each family member
We need to protect children in care
As we're reminded too frequently, children in care are mistreated and neglected - see what you can do to support them
Calling on government to consider children's rights
Thousands of vulnerable children, young people and families will have no way of getting legal advice or representation to help resolve their problems.