The Debt Trap exposes the impact that living with debt has on children
In support of our new report, Paul Blomfield MP shares a constiutent's story and emphasises the need to tackle problem debt
'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 struggle to keep on top of everything, especially my homework'
In advance of tomorrow's census data on young carers, Joanne shares her experience of caring for her brother
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.
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.
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.
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