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The link between the Troubled Families Programme and missing children
This month the All Party Parliamentary group on young runaways held a meeting to explore how missing children can be better helped through the programme.
Crucial opportunity missed to lift refugee children out of poverty
The government has failed to increase asylum support rates, leaving over 10,000 asylum-seeking children in poverty.
Use our map to reveal the extent of problem debt in your area
Problem debt devastates lives in England and Wales - what is it like near you?
School’s out for summer
Anne Richards reflects on whether the long summer holidays are a dream or a nightmare
Abolishing child poverty targets masks true extent of in-work poverty
Whilst there are many factors that contribute to families falling into and becoming trapped in poverty, the ability to maintain a reasonable standard of living and afford essentials is at the heart of the matter.
Crying out for justice
The third week of Advent focuses on John the Baptist, whose message of repentance may be as hard for us to hear today as it was for his first listeners.
Lessons to learn: Exploring the links between running away and absence from school
Every year, 100,000 children run away from home or care, and 200,000 miss a month of schooling. These shocking figures are related, our new report finds.
Sindi's story: Caring, university and the Cabinet Office
Sindi shares her experience of growing up as a young carer and how, in the face of adversity, she is now embarking on an exciting career path
The immigration bill puts thousands of children’s well-being at stake
New legislation must address the often-complex histories and lack of control migrant families face, and ensure that children's welfare is protected
Luke's story: Something isn't quite right
The most vulnerable 16 and 17 year olds are falling through the cracks between childhood and adulthood, simply because of their age. Our Seriously Awkward campaign aims to change that.