Use our map to find your local welfare assistance scheme
Search by postcode to find your local authority's scheme to replace community care grants and crisis loans for general living expenses
Weakening the safety net: Local authorities now responsible for emergency support
Our new report reveals that many individuals and families in need may no longer be able to access this support
Lunch time: New food plan backs calls for more free school meals
Citing our research, an independent group calls on the government to ensure all children can access good food in schools - help make the recommendations stick
Do you agree that 700,000 children in poverty should receive free school meals?
The new School Food Plan recognises that 700k children from low income working families miss free school meals - we need to make sure they get those meals
Introducing Teagan Seeley, Digital Intern
Teagan has been a big part of our digital team for the past several weeks - here, she shares her experiences and time in London so far
‘I was very excited when I heard that I was the recipient of the Lois Preston Award’
Kim, a volunteer with our LEAP programme in Leeds, explains how she came to win a new award and what it means to her
Introducing Rosie Rutherford, Media Intern
We’re launching a new series by Rosie, our Media Intern. She has been a mentor, interviewed our Chief Executive for his job, and is an expert at making tea
We need to end 'failed policy' that makes young people vulnerable
For Young People Seeking Safety Week, Ilona Pinter addresses destitution as a serious concern and explains steps to address the problem.
Knock, knock, knocking on a donor’s door
A new donor writes in appreciation of one of our fundraisers' politeness, knowledge and ability to withstand cold.
Young refugees share their stories
In support of West Yorkshire Playhouse's new production of Refugee Boy, young people in Leeds share their stories
Our support workers take fundraising to new heights
Lizzie, below right, shares her plan to skydive 15,000 feet with her colleague Leonie in support of our work - please donate
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