'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.
Show some warmth: Energy companies need to protect families in debt
Our new report reveals the devastating effects that energy debt has on children’s lives.
Welcome to our world - A dramatic exhibition of photos of young carers
An upcoming photo exhibition provides a glimpse into the lives of England's young carers
Through young eyes
Young commissioners launch their report exposing the impact of poverty on school life
News roundup: Pot of gold, policy update, retail activity
News items from our programmes, policy and retail work
You can help vulnerable young people receive Christmas gifts
Our new project draws on the power of crowds to give everyone 'the power to transform a young person's life' - find out how you can get involved
Young carers' challenges inspire a major Department of Health programme
To coincide with today's new programme to help school nurses provide support to young carers, Amanda, a nurse in Worcestershire, shares her story
New way of saving for you and your children
Recent changes make our tax-efficient option to help you save for your child or grandchild's future
Supporting children who are at risk of sexual exploitation
David Hounsell from our Policy team, visited our Hand in Hand programme to learn more about how they support children at risk of sexual exploitation.
Free school meals for all children in poverty
As we launch our Fair and Square campaign, David Hounsell explains why our goals are good for young people and their families