Forced to choose between having food or being warm
Working with young people leaving care, Angela finds that a lack of support and financial education is putting many young people in difficult situations.
The journey of a care leaver
Young people leaving the care system are often left with limited support that can leave them in real risk of falling into debt and destitution. This blog looks at the support a British or settled young person will receive in their journey out of the care system.
Solving poverty – it’s no easy task
Setting out a strategy for eradicating poverty in the UK.
Linzi’s story as a young carer: ‘My mum is my hero’
We support young carers, just like Linzi, to have a brighter future.
The links between well-being and mental health
Following the publication of this year's Good Childhood Report, here we look further at the links between well-being and mental health for young people.
Painting solidarity with refugees
Next Saturday, September 17 we will be taking part in the Solidarity with Refugees march in London. To make sure we make the biggest impact on the day, we held a banner making workshop with local art groups.
Mapped: Families that will be affected by four-year benefit freeze
The current and previous Government have introduced a wide range of measures that will affect family incomes up to 2020. In some cases, these will increase household incomes. In other cases they will significantly reduce them.
Debt and Mental Health in schools
School children are affected emotionally, and mentally by debt, a primary head teacher tells us.
Remember what you were like when you were 16?
The Children’s Society campaigner helped us respond to a consultation by the Joint Committee on Human Rights on the Policing and Crime Bill
Packed with care: Our partnership with Davpack
Through our partnership, Davpack is raising funds and reaching out to thousands of people about the invaluable work we do.
Missing children – are some more important than others?
A report published today reveals that some children who go missing are put at risk by how their case is investigated by the police.