Kerry's story: 'My school doesn’t recognise young carers'

Kerry’s story is part of Hidden: England’s Invisible Young Carers, a compelling exhibition of stories of some of the more than 166,000 young carers in this country.

BenevoLent

Use BenevoLent - find out how giving up something for Lent can make a big difference.

Sami's story: A home away from home

Sami's story and photograph are part of Hidden: England’s Invisible Young Carers, a compelling exhibition of photos and stories of some of the more than 166,000 young carers in England.

What are you giving up for Lent?

Lent begins on Wednesday. Are you giving up anything?

Last year, people who used our BenevoLent tool - try this year's version - gave up the following things:

Quiz time: How well do you know energy?

It’s surprising to find out how much it costs to use different sorts of energy - take our quiz then sign our petition to help families in energy debt

Helping children in Newcastle

Our SCARPA programme involves one-to-one support and informal education on the risks associated with running away from home, including sexual exploitation.

Janine, a former runaway

Janine is a child who ran away from home. With help from our project worker, we made a major difference in her life.

Young carers urge Government to support 'hidden' children

Call comes as portrait exhibition opens in London, capturing the hidden lives, hardships and hopes of hundreds of thousands of young carers across the country.

Becky: ‘Fighting for rights as a young carer has made me who I am’

Becky’s story and photograph are part of Hidden: England’s Invisible Young Carers, a compelling exhibition of photos and stories of some of the more than 166,000 young carers.