Large numbers of care leavers left hungry and in debt

A report by The Children's Society finds that benefit sanctions are forcing care leavers into a desperate situation with no money and unable to afford the basics.

Help us support young carers

We believe no young carer should miss out on the same opportunities as other children

The links between well-being and mental health

Following the publication of this year's Good Childhood Report, here we look further at the links between well-being and mental health for young people.

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Securing therapeutic support for victims of sexual abuse

The damaging consequences of child sexual abuse is becoming increasingly apparent, affecting children’s mental health and placing them at greater risk of going missing, misusing substances or offending.

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Painting solidarity with refugees

Next Saturday, September 17 we will be taking part in the Solidarity with Refugees march in London. To make sure we make the biggest impact on the day, we held a banner making workshop with local art groups.

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Quiz: What do young people say most influences their well-being?

The Good Childhood Report 2016 reveals that children and adults experience well-being differently.

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Children’s experiences of their local area are vital to their well-being

Our latest Good Childhood report has found that how children see their local area is clearly linked to their well-being.

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Our latest Good Childhood Report reveals rise in girls’ unhappiness

It is absolutely vital to listen to what children have to say about their lives.

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Girls in distress – report reveals rise in unhappiness

UK girls increasingly unhappy with their lives and appearance, our 2016 Good Childhood report reveals

'How well do we support boys and young men who are victims of trafficking?'

Phil Brewer, who leads the Metropolitan Police's Trafficking & Kidnap Unit, shared his thoughts on our Boys Don't Cry report, which addresses that boys and young men are being trafficked into the UK and experience sexual exploitation.

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