New funding announced for children’s mental health services
Every day our services work with many children whose well-being and mental health are affected by issues they face, such as abuse, neglect and substance misuse. With long waiting times for services and high thresholds for mental health assessments, these children often miss out on the vital support that would enable them to move successfully into adulthood.
A missing children register will help police and young runaways
By including a missing children register in tomorrow’s budget announcement, the Chancellor would provide better support when a child goes missing
From our headquarters to the Houses of Parliament to a school in Lewisham
Sasha, a work experience student, talks about what it was like to spend two weeks completing her work experience with us.
Invest in tackling child sexual exploitation
During tomorrow’s budget announcement, the Chancellor should underline the Government’s commitment to tackling CSE
Inspiring stories at Over the Rainbow
Children plan and lead our annual Over the Rainbow event, dedicated to highlighting children’s accomplishments
Unicef report on UK children's well-being doesn't go far enough
Unicef's new report on children's well-being in the UK does not go far enough, explains Policy Director Enver Solomon.
Supporting Roma families through multi-agency mediation
After a TV programme raised Roma residents' fears, our SMART programme worked with local agencies to allay the community's fears
Christingle is one way that we can give generously and sow seeds, but there are many other ways of giving.
Summer budget: Condemning low-income working families to poverty?
Today, the Government will announce £12bn in cuts from the welfare budget. A cut to child tax credits, a vital form of support that helps families in the transition to work and lifts them out of poverty, is among the possible cuts.
Securing therapeutic support for victims of sexual abuse
The damaging consequences of child sexual abuse is becoming increasingly apparent, affecting children’s mental health and placing them at greater risk of going missing, misusing substances or offending.