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.
What has happened to funding for early help services?
Our new report created with the National Children's Bureau, in collaboration with Children & Young People Now, highlights major changes to funding for early intervention services and we've produced an interactive map to break down the local changes.
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.
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.
I knew how hard caring was for an adult, and I wanted to show people how hard it could be for a child
Author Anne Booth's new book Dog Ears features a young carer, and we spoke to her in recognition of this year's Young Carers Festival
Thank you, Emma Ball
For three years Emma Ball Ltd, a Nottinghamshire-based design company, has supported our work selling Christmas cards and gifts. Here we ask Emma to reflect on how the partnership has gone and why she got involved.
Don't let disabled children pay the price of welfare reform: Sign petition
Will budget cuts be fair or will they disproportionately fall upon children and families most in need, pushing more families into poverty?
A commendation and skyrocketing blog stats
Our blog received a commendation at this year's Social Buzz Awards
How to protect runaways? Listen to young people
Young people tell the government what is important to make runaways safe
How long did 34,000 athletes need to finish the London Marathon?
Does this chart reveal runners racing against - and often beating - their target times?
Emily's story: One of our children’s centres helped a family rebuild its life
When Emily’s twin died at just eight months old, her parents were devastated. One of our children’s centres was able to help.