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Vulnerable children on their own in UK are being left in legal limbo

New report reveals the Government is failing to provide thousands of vulnerable children who come to the UK on their own with the long-term measures crucial to their well-being.

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Tell the Government to keep supporting children who have fled war and persecution.

Seriously Awkward: Developing emotionally through adolescence

Young people are facing a number of challenges accessing mental health services, particularly 16 and 17 year olds.

Councils must tackle ‘poverty of well-being’ for children in care

Findings from our Good Childhood Report show children not living with their family have much lower well-being than their peers.

No refuge for refugee children

New plans from the Government could leave thousands of children hungry and homeless.

Seriously Awkward: Jemma's story

Jemma became suicidal after being exploited and turning to substance abuse. A social worker helped her back into education.

Lauren's story: Groomed and exploited

When she was 13, Lauren was targeted by men who groomed and sexually exploited her.

Recipe book will help hard-up care leavers

Care leavers have cooked up a solution to the challenges they faced in finding the money to eat properly – with the help of Reggae Reggae Sauce founder Levi Roots.

Children in England among the unhappiest in the world with school

Children in England are unhappier with their school life than those in almost every country featured in a major new international survey by The Children’s Society, with more than half a million 10 and 12-year-olds having been physically bullied each month1, causing huge damage to their happiness, and with many more feeling left out.