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Government must act to protect children fleeing war and violence

Our response to the House of Lords EU Home Affairs subcommittee report on unaccompanied migrant children.

John's story, the difference we made

This years' Impact Report focuses on our work in our five priority themes. Children's mental health and well-being is one area. Here we hear John's story of how his mentor helped him.

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Our impact

In 2015/16 we supported more than 18,000 children and young people

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Ask the Government to protect care leavers from falling into debt

The journey of a care leaver

Young people leaving the care system are often left with limited support that can leave them in real risk of falling into debt and destitution. This blog looks at the support a British or settled young person will receive in their journey out of the care system.

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Making sure vulnerable children are Seen and Heard

This week we launched a brand new initiative to help young victims of sexual abuse. The project commissioned by the Department of Health, trains health care staff to spot the signs of child sexual exploitation.

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Seen and Heard

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Mujibullah's story, a young refugee

Mujibullah came to the UK alone when he was forced to leave Afghanistan. When he first arrived, he couldn’t speak English and didn’t know anyone. Through support from one of our services he now is settled and working to continue his education.

Sarah's story, supporting children in care

Sarah was put in care when she was 10. She kept being moved around different foster parents, and she started running away. Her worker Zoe supported her to settle into a long term foster placement.

John's story, coping with mental health and emotional well-being

John found it hard to make friends at school and his behaviour got him into a lot of trouble. One of our mentors increased his confidence and helped him deal with his anger.