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?

BenevoLent has ended this year but you can still support our work - find out how today.

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.

Jade Ewen: Being a young carer 'made me stronger than I realise'

Singer, songwriter and actress Jade Ewen writes: 'I didn’t realise I was something that’s called a young carer. I’m still finding out how that has shaped who I am now'

Young carers

Support our work with young carers: Donate £5 by texting HIDDEN to 70025.