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.
Fair and Square - free school meals and more
Free school meals are key to a wider collection of benefits working families in poverty can receive
Walking out of darkness - ending stigma around mental health
Lesley, an advocate for children in Cheshire, is 'walking out of darkness' to raise awareness of mental health issues on young people.
’Humbling and inspiring’: Celebrating the work of young carers
'Young carers face many adversities every day, and it's great to see so many professionals getting together to take steps to improve things for young carers'
Bringing generations together for Safer Internet Day
Fifteen-year-old Hazal Kirci writes about taking part in the Safer Internet Day event in Greenwich on 6 February.
Don't let disabled children pay the price of welfare reform: Sign petition
Will budget cuts be fair or will they disproportionately fall upon children and families most in need, pushing more families into poverty?
‘There needs to be a stop to children being sent home for wearing the wrong school uniform’
This blog was written as part of The Children's Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes.