A young carer's view on Henley Festival 2016
So what was Henley Festival 2016 like for a young carer? Melissa Moody fills us in...
Are you what we’re looking for?
We are looking for people who are passionate about making a difference to children’s lives to join our network of local campaigners.
A child psychologist’s view of that Seriously Awkward age
The notion that 16 and 17 year olds can look after themselves means that their vulnerability is often overlooked.
A magical time at Henley Festival supporting young carers
Our Hidden exhibition raised awareness about young carers and hundreds of families enjoyed our fun zone at Family Sunday.
What is the Joint Committee on Human Rights?
What is the Joint Committee on Human Rights and how we need your views to influence them?
The power of our shops
In only a few months our charity shops managed to gather thousands of supporters for a local campaign. Sarah interviews Carol from our Shaw shop about their role in helping children in care placed out of borough in Greater Manchester.
Life changer: Mags shares her volunteering experiences (audio)
In an audio recording and interview, Mags tells us about the great experiences she has had at one of our children’s centres
Help from our founder - The ongoing effects of helping children
Our founder helped the mother of our supporter Anne - today, Anne writes about the difference it made, and why she is remembering us in her will.
Advent: How to beat bullies
With under 24 hours to go until Christmas, Nkechi shares her personal experience on how to beat the bullies. There is deep wisdom in her words – both for those who face bullying and those who don’t – because the principles she shares ring true in standing up to any injustice.
Recognising when teenagers need protection
Research shows that 16 and 17 year olds are at serious risk of neglect, but the law needs to catch up.
'It can get so cold that when the heating isn’t on you can see your breath'
This winter, two million families – with 3.8 million children – are struggling to pay their energy bills. For more than half of these families (1.3 million), at one point or another, this struggle has become too much and they have fallen behind on their bills. Tania, shares how her family is caught in a debt trap.