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The Debt Trap family
Our new campaign, The Debt Trap, is about revealing the harm of debt on children and families – what is the scale of the problem we’re addressing?
28 May 2014
young girl who has run away
Today is International Missing Children's Day. What do we need to do to protect the young people who run away?
25 May 2014
young boy sitting against a wall
As the government closes its consultation on child poverty strategy, we shared our evidence calling for measures to help struggling families
22 May 2014
Matthew Reed, our chief executive, signs
We signed a pledge supporting children’s communication – you can, too
19 May 2014
Our fundraisers and children with painted faces
Ryan from North Somerset explains how solid planning and a face-painting friend helped make his fundraising DO a success
16 May 2014
a girl giving medicine to her mother
Our new Young Carers in Schools programme helps schools improve the lives of students with caring responsibilities
16 May 2014
A candle
As we begin Advent, the Bishop of Truro, Rt Revd Tim Thornton, answers the question: What is Advent about?
01 December 2013
Judge in courtroom
We want the government to abandon its proposals to limit access to judicial review
15 November 2013
young girl holding a marker
Our policy officer explains what announced changes to childcare support mean for families
14 October 2013
young carer sitting on a bed as his mother rests behind him
We've worked for improvements in support for young carers for a long time - see some highlights captured on Twitter
09 October 2013
Bryony wearing her bicycle helmet
Before she takes part in the Lite@Nite kids triathlon this Sunday, Bryony explains the big reasons why she’ll be swimming, cycling and running
29 August 2013
young girl looking directly at viewer
Our new report reveals that many individuals and families in need may no longer be able to access this support
18 July 2013