Local statistics: Hundreds of thousands of children hit by family debt crisis

New research from The Children’s Society and StepChange Debt Charity has revealed how many children are living in families trapped by debt in every part of England and Wales.

The study highlights how many families in each region are failing to keep up with household bills and loan repayments. It also estimates how many local children are living in families with problem debt.

Shockingly low-levels of UK asylum support pushing children into poverty

Over 10,000 children seeking safety from war, violence and persecution with their families are being pushed into poverty by alarmingly low-levels of support, new analysis from The Children’s Society reveals.

Welcome to the Autumn 2014 issue of Voice magazine

I’m proud to be the guest editor of Voice, the first of many young people who will be getting involved.

Why I’m leaving a gift (audio)

Alice Whelan knows what it’s like to be a child growing up in poverty. That’s why she is remembering us in her will

Providing a helping hand

The Essentials Project has been supplying vital everyday items to families in the Tees Valley area

Stopping the debt trap

Latasha explains how, with your support, we helped her family escape a vicious cycle of debt

When debt leaves a scar

We speak to actor Brian Cox and ask him why he’s backing The Debt Trap...

The hard truths about debt (infographic)

After reading Latasha's story in Stopping the debt trap, have a look at our infographic about debt statistics.