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
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.
Don’t punish children for being children
Why we’re supporting a petition calling on the government to keep the existing definition of anti-social behaviour
Chloe’s story: A journey of vulnerability
How the Policing and Crime Bill can protect girls like Chloe from sexual exploitation
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.
Advent: Jesus wants me for a lightbulb
But as 500 young people encircled the inside of Westminster Abbey, Christingle’s lit. I realised…
Why does International Missing Children's Day matter?
A young person and staff members talk about the wide range of work we do to support young runaways