How to support your child’s well-being: John's story
As part of our groundbreaking research into children's well-being, we have worked with the New Economics Foundation (NEF) to find out what children can do to support their own well-being and how you can help.
Social work student Alba tells us about her role as a volunteer in the West Midlands
As part of Student Volunteer Week, we hear from Alba.
New legal powers for child trafficking advocates will help hundreds of children
We applaud the Government for listening to our calls and changing the law to improve support for hundreds of trafficked children across the UK.
Alberta tells us about her experiences as a volunteer befriender
As part of National Student Volunteers' Week, we hear from student and volunteer befriender, Alberta.
Tackling the cost of school uniforms
Our new report shows the high cost of school uniforms has a real impact on the experience of hundreds of thousands of pupils across the country.
‘We cannot have an unequal school life for children just because they can’t afford to pay for the terribly overpriced 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.
Volunteers' Week: 'The independent visitor initiative is a fantastic scheme'
In celebration of Volunteers' Week, we asked Barry, an independent visitor volunteer at our Checkpoint programme, about his experiences.
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.
Helping those who are especially vulnerable to child sexual exploitation
When a young person has a learning disability they can be particularly difficult to protect
Project worker Liz talks about her work in Torquay
Today, Liz Hawkins talks about her role as a project worker and supporting Jenny, a girl who suffered appalling physical abuse at the hands of her stepmother.
Are you eligible for a £140 payment towards your energy bills?
Our calculator helps you check eligibility for the Warm Home Discount scheme