'Debt causes stress, which causes anxiety, which causes mental health problems'
As part of our Debt Trap campaign, we spoke to Jessica (that's not her real name), a single mum who is also a community activist, volunteer and heavily involved in her local parents’ forum. She and her three children - a 16-year-old daughter, a 14-year-old son and an eight-year-old son - live in a three-bedroom flat.
Show some warmth: Energy companies need to protect families in debt
Our new report reveals the devastating effects that energy debt has on children’s lives.
Welcome to our world - A dramatic exhibition of photos of young carers
An upcoming photo exhibition provides a glimpse into the lives of England's young carers
Through young eyes
Young commissioners launch their report exposing the impact of poverty on school life
News roundup: Pot of gold, policy update, retail activity
News items from our programmes, policy and retail work
My Olympic moment
Katie Evans from our DAP programme writes about what it was like to be in the opening ceremony of the Olympics.
We support changes to the law to protect children from potential sex offenders
We are working with Nicola Blackwood and the government to strengthen controls that protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
Special delivery: young people join us to deliver 90,000 Fair and Square petitions
Our Fair and Square petition has received 90,000 signatures, and last week with the help of five children, we delivered the petition to 10 Downing Street
'The resilience of young people is exceptional and inspiring'
During Refugee Week, Katie from our Manchester project answered our questions about what it is like to work with young refugees
Young carers and today's census data
This morning the ONS will release its updated figures for young carers, and we'll release a shocking report