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Charlie’s story: My life as a young carer

Charlie, aged 19, has cared for his mum since he was 4 years old. Watch him talk about life as a young carer and his involvement with our Young Carers in Focus project

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Support young carers who are denied a childhood, education or future.

The risks of unsuitable accommodation for older teenagers

Our new report On Your Own Now examines the experiences of 16 and 17 year olds who cannot live at home with their families. These teenagers live in accommodation provided by their local council to prepare them for living independently as an adult.

We need to listen to 16 and 17 year olds in care

An advocate in our Havering Advocacy Service explains how her work with many 16 and 17 year olds having housing problems relates to our new report, 'On your own now'

Working families face greater struggle as Government cuts vital support

Government’s cut to vital tax credits will only affect working families and will hit millions of children.

Our young trustees

Young trustees help us put children’s and young people’s voices at the centre of our work

Read our joint report

Our Unprotected, Overprotected joint report reveals that significant numbers of children with learning disabilities are not being adequately protected from sexual exploitation.