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.
Saying goodbye after three fast months
Mubena sums up her time at our charity, and her upcoming work with young people and sea turtles in Mexico and Costa Rica.
Christingle is our new Christmas tradition
A fun Christingle service filled with carols, nativity plays and a fancy dress competition inspired Jayne to start a new family tradition
Live blog: Launching The Children's Commission on Poverty
We're live blogging today from the launch of The Commission on Childhood Poverty - please get involved and leave a comment
Boys don’t cry? Young men can be victims of sexual exploitation, too
Our project in Lancashire recently hosted an event focusing on the under-addressed problem of sexually exploited boys and young men
I remember those days
Shakira Martin faced difficulty in her teenage years, and shares her story with us here.
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.