A Seriously Awkward age?
Thousands of 16 and 17 year olds are being let down by inconsistencies in the law, left without the same basic protections as younger children. Our quiz will help you find out which laws treat 16 and 17 year olds as a child and in which cases they’re seen as adults.
Billions of reasons families with children bear the burden of the summer budget
While some policies in yesterday’s budget were welcome, such as increases in the minimum wage, gains from these will be heavily outweighed by reductions in other support for low income families, including working families.
Summer budget: Condemning low-income working families to poverty?
Today, the Government will announce £12bn in cuts from the welfare budget. A cut to child tax credits, a vital form of support that helps families in the transition to work and lifts them out of poverty, is among the possible cuts.
Helping London’s children and teenagers at their most vulnerable
This month we are launching our new way of working in London, setting out our new hub of services to tackle the exceptional and growing risks facing London’s children and teenagers.
16 and 17 year olds are caught between childhood and adulthood
Our new Seriously Awkward campaign calls for better protection for vulnerable 16-17 year olds. You may wonder what protections these teenagers need.
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.
Meet Sally Wrenn, Digital Intern
Sally talks about working with young people, navigating the tube, and creating pages and stories for our website
Advent: Keeping wonder alive
What keeps me going after 30 years is knowing that Christingle is not just a pretty prelude to Christmas, but a real opportunity for us to do something meaningful to impact the lives of children and young people in our community.
Get involved in Volunteers' Week: 30-hour activities
If you have 30 hours, we have three options for ways to get involved and support our work
Investigating children's well-being
We provided evidence to parliament to emphasise what we need to do to boost children's well-being
Read our new Impact Report
Our new report is part of our accountability to volunteers, partners, donors, supporters and, especially, the children we have the honour to work with.
Young people in Kent share their Olympic and Paralympic experiences
Two young people from our intergenerational project in Birchington talk about their experience carrying the Olympic and Paralympic torch