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Struggle, stigma … success? What it’s like to be a young parent today

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Friday 13 October 2017 / Mental health, Children's centres
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Young parents, like any other parents, want the absolute best for their children, but it's not always that easy.

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The Children and Social Work Bill: Government is listening

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Tuesday 18 October 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care, Law, Mental health
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We’ve secured two important changes to the Bill. But there’s still more to do.

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We've got to be bolder when it comes to children's mental health

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Thursday 15 September 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care, Mental health
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Assessing the Government's response to the Education Committee's inquiry.

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How can we know if a child in care is happy?

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Wednesday 03 August 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care
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We need a child-centred outcomes framework to promote children's emotional wellbeing and their recovery from trauma.

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What's happening with the Children and Social Work Bill?

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Tuesday 05 July 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care, Law
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The Bill is in the middle of its passage through the House of Lords. Here’s a quick update on its progress.

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Parents are concerned and we need to listen

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Thursday 28 April 2016 / Early intervention
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Our recent poll shows that nearly three out of five parents have worried about their child being ready to start school.

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The impact of the Immigration Bill on care leavers

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Friday 18 March 2016 / Care leavers, Children in care
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We are deeply worried about what this Bill could mean for some young people leaving care.

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The Future of Children's Centres

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Tuesday 19 January 2016 / Children's centres, Early intervention

The APPG on Children's Centres is holding an inquiry into what the future looks like for children's centres.

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A continuum of care: how can we help young people on the edge?

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Monday 14 December 2015 / Care leavers, Children in care
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Entering care as a teenager is a difficult part of an already uncertain journey into adulthood.

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A Budget for the “working people” overlooks some of the most vulnerable

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Friday 10 July 2015 / Cost of living, Government spending
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Amongst the noise about the living wage we have to make sure that we don’t let the most vulnerable get overlooked.

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