Preparing young
people to thrive

Vulnerable young people who do not have support networks are being forced to grow up too quickly.

Whether they are leaving care, becoming parents, caring for a relative or living with a disability, some young people find themselves at important life stages earlier than their peers.

We want young people to fulfil their potential. The most vulnerable need early help to support their move into adulthood.

Better financial advice and practical help could prepare young people to live independently, and prevent homelessness and debt.

Join our Getting a Fair Deal? campaign to call for governments, banks and regulators to step up and support vulnerable young people make a success of managing their money.

We have already helped young people create their own change:

Better financial advice and practical help could prepare young people to live independently, and prevent homelessness and debt.

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Getting a fair deal?

Posted by Shelley Hopkinson
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Action for Children have been speaking to young people about what would help them to better manage their money.

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