We need to listen to 16 and 17 year olds in care
An advocate in our Havering Advocacy Service explains how her work with many 16 and 17 year olds having housing problems relates to our new report, 'On your own now'
The risks of unsuitable accommodation for older teenagers
Our new report On Your Own Now examines the experiences of 16 and 17 year olds who cannot live at home with their families. These teenagers live in accommodation provided by their local council to prepare them for living independently as an adult.
Helping those who are especially vulnerable to child sexual exploitation
When a young person has a learning disability they can be particularly difficult to protect
#Refugeeswelcome - Young refugees need our help
What we do to support young refugees and how you can help.
Using art as a therapeutic tool
Senior Practitioner, Amy Craven, talks about how our services use art to help children open up about the issues they face.
Will you donate your #FirstFiver?
It’s always a dream for charities when campaigns “go viral”, breaking into the public consciousness and gaining a life of their own. That happened this week for the whole charity sector involved in #FirstFiver.
These beautiful photographs reflect young people's heritage, new home
After years of working with Roma and migrant children, artist Marta Kotlarska explains the importance of a new exhibition of young people's photos
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.
Meet the winners of this year's Over the Rainbow awards
We honoured many young people and their achievements earlier this year - have a look at their accomplishments
Emma's toy library offers children exciting new play opportunities
Toy Librarian Emma is busy setting up a new toy library as part of our internship programme.
‘There needs to be a stop to children being sent home for wearing the wrong school uniform’
This blog was written as part of The Children's Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes.