'The fear of poverty and debt is in my DNA'
In a video and essay, actor Brian Cox talks about the fear and pain that debt and poverty caused him and his family when he was a boy
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We can end problem debt
New research reveals shocking findings about childhood debt – find out more and help spread the word
'I wanted to help other children'
Lana is raising £1000 this year in support of our work - find out how you can get involved
How does debt affect children?
You may think that debt is an issue that affects only adults, but it’s not. Problem debt can have a devastating impact on children's lives, too
Making runways safer through our work with local authorities
New report highlights steps local authorities have taken to improve support for young runaways, and our new guide offers support for practitioners
'The internship has been an eye opening experience'
Ben, one of our interns based in Birmingham, shares his experience of working with the Stars National Initiative website.
The state of support for families seeking protection in the UK
Around 20,000 people, including unaccompanied children, seek asylum in the UK. The level of support they receive is being discussed in parliament
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.
I’m running 26.2 miles because what we do changes lives
Damian Allen, our Director of Children and Families, tells us why he’s taking on his hardest challenge yet to raise £10,000 for children living in poverty