Councils must tackle ‘poverty of well-being’ for children in care
Findings from our Good Childhood Report show children not living with their family have much lower well-being than their peers.
Seriously Awkward: Jemma's story
Jemma became suicidal after being exploited and turning to substance abuse. A social worker helped her back into education.
Lauren's story: Groomed and exploited
When she was 13, Lauren was targeted by men who groomed and sexually exploited her.
In London since 1881
We have supported vulnerable children and young people in London since our charity was founded in 1881.
Changing young people’s lives
Young people told of the difference our support services have made to their lives during a special open day in Blackburn.
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?
Use our map to reveal the extent of problem debt in your area
Problem debt devastates lives in England and Wales - what is it like near you?
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.
My Olympic moment
Katie Evans from our DAP programme writes about what it was like to be in the opening ceremony of the Olympics.
12,000 16- and 17-year-olds have no place to call home
Our new report exposes how local councils are failing 16- and 17-year-olds, leaving them at risk of serious harm, and that 10,000 teenagers at risk of homelessness are failed every year
'Volunteering empowers me in ways I would never have thought possible'
Devoted volunteer Mags found volunteering helped her battle depression and gain confidence to read and sing in front of parents, carers and children