Becky: ‘Fighting for rights as a young carer has made me who I am’
Becky’s story and photograph are part of Hidden: England’s Invisible Young Carers, a compelling exhibition of photos and stories of some of the more than 166,000 young carers.
Jo Whiley: 'Being a young carer has made me the person I am' (audio)
DJ and television presenter Jo Whiley, shares her experience of being a young carer
Charities and the Lobbying Act: 'What do you mean I can't wear red, blue or yellow?'
With less than 100 days to go before the next general election, our Director of Campaigns, Policy and Research looks at the Lobbying Act and its implications for charities
Our favourite #Scarfies so far
Help show some warmth to families in the debt trap - share your #Scarfie today
Poor insulation and high energy debts leave 2 million families in the cold
This week marks Cold Homes Week, which raises awareness of the difficulties faced by families across the country that struggle to heat their home. This is an issue that we also uncovered in our report Show Some Warmth, which examines the impact of energy debts on children and families.
Families are big winners from £74m for Local Welfare Assistance schemes
After months of campaigning, an extra £74m of funding has been awarded to councils to provide a vital safety net for families and vulnerable residents.
Become a DO-er today and enjoy whatever you DO
Our vibrant, new DO appeal is all about having fun doing what you enjoy for a cause that is doing great things for disadvantaged children - join in today
Gathering and sharing data on young people who run away from care
'Until it is known what is going on in local areas, no one can understand the issues or effectively intervene in the lives of these vulnerable children'
Young refugees share their stories
In support of West Yorkshire Playhouse's new production of Refugee Boy, young people in Leeds share their stories
Advent: Wishing you a very merry Christmas!
Christmas is here! We hope that you have enjoyed the journey through Advent as much as we have.
Finding comfort and support
As Mary finds comfort, understanding and support away from home, how can we provide a safe place for young girls who run away today?
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