The journey of a care leaver
Young people leaving the care system are often left with limited support that can leave them in real risk of falling into debt and destitution. This blog looks at the support a British or settled young person will receive in their journey out of the care system.
Forced to choose between having food or being warm
Working with young people leaving care, Angela finds that a lack of support and financial education is putting many young people in difficult situations.
Solving poverty – it’s no easy task
Setting out a strategy for eradicating poverty in the UK.
Linzi’s story as a young carer: ‘My mum is my hero’
We support young carers, just like Linzi, to have a brighter future.
The links between well-being and mental health
Following the publication of this year's Good Childhood Report, here we look further at the links between well-being and mental health for young people.
Painting solidarity with refugees
Next Saturday, September 17 we will be taking part in the Solidarity with Refugees march in London. To make sure we make the biggest impact on the day, we held a banner making workshop with local art groups.
Allestree Committee celebrates half a century of fundraising
At the end of Volunteers' Week we hear about a recent celebration for the Allestree Committee fundraising group who have been raising funds to support our work 50 years.
Join Scope’s campaign to support disabled children and their families
Nearly two-thirds of families with disabled children can’t access needed services close to home
268 years of Christingle
For our first Christingle service, held in December 1968 at Lincoln Cathedral, we expected 300 people but some 1500 attended the celebration.
Preventing and tackling childhood sexual exploitation
We’re supporting Childhood Lost, a new campaign to prevent thousands of vulnerable children from being groomed
Families need breathing space from debt
For too many children living in families struggling with debt, a knock at the door can be terrifying. Our latest video aims to show the damaging effect debt can have to the mental health of a young person. No child should be afraid to answer the door. No young person is ready to deal with intimidating baliffs.
Please share our video and ask the Government to implement a Breathing Space scheme to protect children from the #DebtTrap.