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Young girl who has run away
As new guidance is reviewed, we need to ensure we understand young people's views
25 June 2013
Policy team
young girl
New government data reveals a rise of 250,000 children in poverty in working households
18 June 2013, 2 comments
Policy team
Refugee Week, 17-23 June 2013
This year, Refugee Week features events across the country as well as an interactive timeline tracing refugees' history and contributions to society
17 June 2013
Digital team
young man in a hooded sweatshirt
Free school meals for children in asylum-seeking families would help those surviving on £5 a day for each family member
12 June 2013
Policy team
Abby Irwin playing guitar
Abby, a Young Carers in Focus ambassador, reveals how caring for her ill mum inspired her to embark on a musical career and training
11 June 2013, 3 comments
Guest bloggers
young girl who has run away stands as people rush by her
The Home Affairs Select Committee launched a new report yesterday on child sexual exploitation, and its recommendations are sound
11 June 2013
Policy team
girl giving medicine to her mother, and text about government support for carers
Find out how you can help improve the lives of carers and their families
10 June 2013
Digital team
young boy caring for his mother
As two bills work their way through parliament, we can significantly help young carers and their families
31 May 2013
Policy team
young girl looking directly at viewer
Legal aid helps the poorest challenge decisions that affect their lives, but cuts to the system threaten to harm children and families
28 May 2013, 1 comment
Policy team
Young girl who has run away
A young person and staff members talk about the wide range of work we do to support young runaways
25 May 2013
Digital team