'Debt causes stress, which causes anxiety, which causes mental health problems'

As part of our Debt Trap campaign, we spoke to Jessica (that's not her real name), a single mum who is also a community activist, volunteer and heavily involved in her local parents’ forum. She and her three children - a 16-year-old daughter, a 14-year-old son and an eight-year-old son - live in a three-bedroom flat.

Children suffer as energy companies fail vulnerable families in energy debt

Energy companies are failing huge numbers of families struggling with energy debt, causing parents to feel intimidated and damaging children’s health

Show Some Warmth: Energy debt and families

Almost a million children are living in families in energy debt - and their health is being damaged.

Through young eyes

Young commissioners launch their report exposing the impact of poverty on school life

We will remember them

A look at what happened to the children who left our care 100 years ago, from boys who died in the First World War to the girls who worked as maids

Spreading the word

Our volunteer speakers are vital in supporting our work - for Dave Farris, it's a dream role

Have a flipping good time

At home, at work or at church – it’s time to get together to host a Pancake Party to support our work