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young girl being led by a man
A new report illuminates the complexity and diversity of reasons that young people run away and the risks they face
01 August 2013
Policy team
young girl clutching her knees
Staff and families at one of our projects share their experiences with the government
30 July 2013
Policy team
map of the UK with differently coloured areas that indicate unique schemes
Search by postcode to find your local authority's scheme to replace community care grants and crisis loans for general living expenses
18 July 2013, 51 comments
Policy team
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, 1 comment
Policy team
girl with the Fair and Square logo
Citing our research, an independent group calls on the government to ensure all children can access good food in schools - help make the recommendations stick
12 July 2013
Policy team
boy who has run away
A year after a major parliamentary report, how much safer are young people who run away or go missing from care?
02 July 2013
Policy team
hundreds of young carers at this year's Young Carers Festival
Thank you for attending this year's festival, and for supporting young carers
01 July 2013
Digital team
Edward Timpson speaking
While the children's minister's message was first broadcast at this year's Young Carers Festival, his message is for all young carers across England
29 June 2013
Policy team
Hundreds of young carers standing and spelling Y C I F
Although tickets to this year's festival are gone, there are many ways to get involved and support young carers
28 June 2013
Digital team
two boys at a table
As a report projects 600,000 more children will live in poverty by 2015, is the government failing to protect the most vulnerable?
27 June 2013
Policy team