Our blog

You can find stories from across our organisation on this page, or access some of our more specific blogs, such as our data blog, our young people's blog, our policy team's blog and our volunteers' blog.

Showing 1 to 10 of 87 articles for Our work with young people / All dates
adult and young man speaking
Many children in the care system tell us of experiences of powerlessness when decisions are made about their future - but advocates help change that
13 September 2012, 4 comments
Policy team
Teenage girl
Jim Davis, Good Childhood Adviser, shares his thoughts on how important relationships are to young people.
26 April 2011, 3 comments
Church 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 people playing along at a holiday club
Claudia Moynihan reports on one of our first projects to receive a grant for a local community project, and that more funds are available.
24 November 2011, 2 comments
Church team
Kate Palmer
Volunteer Kate Palmer shares her experience of being an Independent Visitor for our Salford Children's Rights programme.
07 June 2011, 2 comments
Programme staff
After a TV programme raised Roma residents' fears, our SMART programme worked with local agencies to allay the community's fears
10 October 2012, 2 comments
Programme staff
Martyna's photograph of a camera taking a photograph of flowers
Exploring identity and community, the DreamMakers exhibition begins its stay in London today then moves to other parts of the UK.
04 July 2013, 2 comments
Digital team
the top of our first supporter magazine
As we launch our new magazine, it seemed like a good time to see how this new issue looked in relation to issues dating back to our earliest days
03 September 2013, 2 comments
Digital team
3 images: four children in a pram, a smiling girl and Princess Diana
As we launch our new initiative in the West Midlands, take a look at our 122-year history in the area
02 April 2014, 2 comments
Digital team
Our Media Intern Rosie reports on the fun at this year's record-breaking, smoothie-making, karaoke-singing Young Carers Festival.
04 July 2012, 1 comment
Media team