Last year we helped over 260,000 children across the capital to access nutritious meals, engage in purposeful play and learning, take part in new activities and sports, leave their urban surroundings on trips, engage with mentors, stay safe during the holidays and much more. Read in further detail about our impact here.
A report on the impact of the cost-of-living crisis on children with special educational needs and disabilities.
The Childhood Trust commissioned this research to explore the issue of food insecurity amongst children and families specifically in London. The report examines the impact of the ongoing cost-of-living crisis on the food security of disadvantaged children supported by the Childhood Trust’s charity partners in the capital.
Last year we helped over 200,000 children across London. Together with our charity partners we have delivered nutritious meals, purposeful play, safe spaces away from gangs and violence, mentoring, therapy, support for learning needs, bursaries for the arts, new experiences, life changing breaks away from the city, free childcare, support for child trafficking victims and so much more. Read more about our impact here.
In response to the anticipated arrival of children from Ukraine, this research report provides a snapshot of the services provided by charities in London to meet the needs of existing refugee children and young people. It also highlights the extensive preparations and planning being undertaken by charities to support Ukrainian children.
This Summer Holiday Manifesto is created by children.
Keenly aware of cuts to youth services in London
the children wanted to use their voices to create
a set of basic entitlements that should apply to all
children during the Summer Holidays, regardless
of socioeconomic status.
This manifesto is their rallying cry for change.