Jo Whiley: 'Being a young carer has made me the person I am' (audio)
DJ and television presenter Jo Whiley, shares her experience of being a young carer
Charities and the Lobbying Act: 'What do you mean I can't wear red, blue or yellow?'
With less than 100 days to go before the next general election, our Director of Campaigns, Policy and Research looks at the Lobbying Act and its implications for charities
Our favourite #Scarfies so far
Help show some warmth to families in the debt trap - share your #Scarfie today
Poor insulation and high energy debts leave 2 million families in the cold
This week marks Cold Homes Week, which raises awareness of the difficulties faced by families across the country that struggle to heat their home. This is an issue that we also uncovered in our report Show Some Warmth, which examines the impact of energy debts on children and families.
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.
Giving parents a voice on child poverty policy
We can develop a more effective view of child poverty by listening to families' experiences.
Finding comfort and support
As Mary finds comfort, understanding and support away from home, how can we provide a safe place for young girls who run away today?
Singing to support young people
Funds raised while carol singing this year help pay for our work with thousands of young people across the country
Jan Sayer works with young people at risk of homelessness and their families to try and find a solution which will allow them to stay at home
Tackling the cost of school uniforms
Our new report shows the high cost of school uniforms has a real impact on the experience of hundreds of thousands of pupils across the country.
Addressing obesity through school meals
We recommend that the Government explore whether any proceeds from a sugar tax could be reinvested in the provision of healthy free school meals for low income families.