12,000 16- and 17-year-olds have no place to call home
Our new report exposes how local councils are failing 16- and 17-year-olds, leaving them at risk of serious harm, and that 10,000 teenagers at risk of homelessness are failed every year
BenevoLent: 'The future we want for ourselves is built today'
Today, Lorna, offers some inspiring words for people giving up something for Lent.
We're live-tweeting the Chancellor's budget announcement
How will the Chancellor's new budget affect children and families? Follow us on Twitter.
Budget 2015: What this means for the most vulnerable children
New funding announced for children’s mental health services
Every day our services work with many children whose well-being and mental health are affected by issues they face, such as abuse, neglect and substance misuse. With long waiting times for services and high thresholds for mental health assessments, these children often miss out on the vital support that would enable them to move successfully into adulthood.
A missing children register will help police and young runaways
By including a missing children register in tomorrow’s budget announcement, the Chancellor would provide better support when a child goes missing
Why it's important we support the 'poor kids'
Laura Rodrigues, Policy Officer, responds to BBC documentary 'Poor Kids' and raises concerns over the Government's new Welfare Reform Bill.
New research shows link between current economy and children's well-being
Elaine Hindal, Director of our Campaign for Childhood, explains why she's worried about the decline in the well-being of our poorest children.
'If a child is hungry it can affect their education'
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.
Advent: What happened when I reached comedic puberty
How can we turn our eyes away from ourselves and our successes this Advent? Comedian Andy Kind shares his experiences of chasing success.
The state of support for families seeking protection in the UK
Around 20,000 people, including unaccompanied children, seek asylum in the UK. The level of support they receive is being discussed in parliament