Helping to keep children safe in Lancashire
Our Street Safe project in Lancashire, funded by Comic Relief, supports children at risk of sexual exploitation and those who have run away
BenevoLent: When temptation gets to be too much
Today, Lorna talks about the challenges she has faced during Lent and what she has done to keep herself on track.
BenevoLent: Prophetic actions
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages.
What we can do to stop child sexual exploitation
The 'industrial scale' sexual exploitation of children in England is in the news again. A review into serious failings in Oxfordshire found that at least 373 children were sexually abused and let down by the professionals there to protect them.
BenevoLent: Carry your cross with courage
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection.
'Advocacy can be life-changing': An advocate shares her story
From our programme in Lancashire, Nafeesa shares what it is like to be an advocate, and explains the benefits of young people's voices being heard.
Fair and Square campaign victory
The government's announcement that 1.4 million more children will get a free school meal is a significant step forward
Asking the Chancellor for better Budgeting for early help
There is an exceptionally strong case for public services to be based on the principle of intervening early to prevent problems from escalating.
Singing to support young people
Funds raised while carol singing this year help pay for our work with thousands of young people across the country
Supporting children who are at risk of sexual exploitation
David Hounsell from our Policy team, visited our Hand in Hand programme to learn more about how they support children at risk of sexual exploitation.
Extending free school meals is key to combatting child malnutrition
Findings that teachers are seeing large numbers of children give signs of not eating enough, Sam Royston emphasises the need to support free school meals.