Celebrating change for young carers
After more than a decade of campaigning, young carers, MPs, practioners joined together to celebrate a major legislative change
Lent: The poverty of choice
As Lent begins, use Benevolent, our app that shows the benefit of sacrificing for Lent, and Janet Morley reflects on what Lent means
'Listening to kids so they have a voice is really important'
A young person we work with and our project workers meet a Manchester leader to discuss the need for supporting young people
For your smartphone or tablet: Stories from across our organisation
Have a look at what have young people, volunteers, fundraisers, our policy team and more say about our work
Find out more about child poverty [updated]
The government released its new child poverty strategy on Thursday – dig in to our related maps, calculator and more to examine poverty's severe effects
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.
Life changer: Mags shares her volunteering experiences (audio)
In an audio recording and interview, Mags tells us about the great experiences she has had at one of our children’s centres
Summer holiday fun for all the family
The school summer holidays are well underway - if you need inspiration on how to keep your little ones entertained look no further.
Talking about young carers with Oritsé Williams
Our Director of Strategy and Policy, Lily Caprani, met Oritsé from JLS and is in his documentary about young carers and the struggles they face
Heating or eating? - Looking at childhood poverty in Bradford
To help inform decisions on how best to tackle child poverty, we featured work at our children's centres in Bradford