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.
Are you eligible for a £140 payment towards your energy bills?
Our calculator helps you check eligibility for the Warm Home Discount scheme
Today’s heating-support announcement is a big step forward
While today’s news is good, it is vital the Government makes the Warm Home Discount automatically available to all families with children who are living in poverty
Be BenevoLent this Lent
Giving up something for Lent can mean that you stay motivated and help vulnerable children
'Debt causes stress, which causes anxiety, which causes mental health problems'
As part of our Debt Trap campaign, we spoke to Jessica (that's not her real name), a single mum who is also a community activist, volunteer and heavily involved in her local parents’ forum. She and her three children - a 16-year-old daughter, a 14-year-old son and an eight-year-old son - live in a three-bedroom flat.
Children are the forgotten victims of this political battle
As welfare and benefit reforms dominate the political battleground it is vital that the children who are affected are remembered.
Our favourite online maps - What are yours? [updated]
The best online maps tend to be useful, appealing and, often, fun - try one from our site and a few favourites from elsewhere
Where does true wealth lie?
Jesus chose to be poor so that we might be rich. In our context, where we are so encouraged to aspire to financial wealth this can be deeply challenging.
Local welfare assistance helped rebuild Caroline and her family’s lives after a fire
After a fire left her with nothing, Caroline needed help.