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A mother and her four children
Use our calculator to check your eligibility for the warm home discount scheme
06 February 2014
young boy sitting against a fence
We welcome government plans to trial independent advocates and new guidance for unaccompanied and trafficked children - but these young people need more
04 February 2014
several differently designed 'DO's
Our vibrant, new DO appeal is all about having fun doing what you enjoy for a cause that is doing great things for disadvantaged children - join in today
03 February 2014
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New statistics reveal 2.2 million children in England in fuel poverty, an increase of 26% in the last year
03 February 2014
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Have a look at our magazine of some of the top pieces from our blog
28 January 2014
dozens of people and 2 speech bubbles that read 'Who benefits?' and 'We all do'
In advance of tonight's episode of Benefits Street, we've compiled a few relevant recent pieces
27 January 2014
Almost 40% of people on asylum support can't afford to feed themselves, family
Asylum-seeking families in the UK are forced to live in poverty, but a recent ruling is a chance to help
18 June 2014
young girl
What are debt's effects on children? Watch our new campaign video and share it with your friends
14 June 2014
Dr. Ian Hinton seen with April's 'Pile of Pennies' DO
Ian and Sheila Hinton have supported our work for nearly half a century. This year they are aiming to complete a DO a month with their community
11 June 2014
Children in Winscombe, Somerset in the early 1980s.
This year is the 30th anniversary of Volunteers' Week - have a look at our volunteers' activities when Volunteers' Week began
07 June 2014
Become an independent visitor, mentor or a befriender
We're sharing three options for ways to support our work over several months
06 June 2014
Our runs, treks and challenges are just some of the many ways to get involved
If you are willing to spend more time, we have three easy options for ways to get involved and support our work.
05 June 2014