Young people

'I come down and smash it out': How a boxing gym is giving marginalised young people a fighting chance
Young male teenagr Abdul, an alumni of Empire Fighting Chance, a boxing gym in Bristol
Sport

'I come down and smash it out': How a boxing gym is giving marginalised young people a fighting chance

Funding for youth work has been slashed, despite evidence it can set young people up for life. A Bristol gym is fighting on regardless
Back to Black actor Eddie Marsan: 'There aren't any no-go areas in Tower Hamlets'
London

Back to Black actor Eddie Marsan: 'There aren't any no-go areas in Tower Hamlets'

Amy's Place: How a 'beautiful' housing project giving hope became Amy Winehouse's real legacy
Housing

Amy's Place: How a 'beautiful' housing project giving hope became Amy Winehouse's real legacy

'We are heartbroken': Hull group loses hip-hop bus which fights poverty and changes lives
Community

'We are heartbroken': Hull group loses hip-hop bus which fights poverty and changes lives

'It's awkward and stressful': Number of young people needing help with money doubles
Money

'It's awkward and stressful': Number of young people needing help with money doubles

Beats Bus: How a Hull group is using hip-hop to fight poverty and protect young people from gangs
beats bus
Community activism

Beats Bus: How a Hull group is using hip-hop to fight poverty and protect young people from gangs

Cost of living crisis sees more and more children seeking mental health help: 'I feel like a burden'
children
Mental health

Cost of living crisis sees more and more children seeking mental health help: 'I feel like a burden'

Social media and closure of youth 'safe spaces' could lead to surge in violent crime, research warns
Youth centres

Social media and closure of youth 'safe spaces' could lead to surge in violent crime, research warns

Young man made homeless aged 11 after fleeing abusive home tells UK government to 'wake up' and help
young people homeless
Youth homelessness

Young man made homeless aged 11 after fleeing abusive home tells UK government to 'wake up' and help

Thousands of 16 and 17-year-old children were homeless in England last year – and 'treated like adults'
Young people are at high risk of homelessness and exploitation.
Homelessness

Thousands of 16 and 17-year-old children were homeless in England last year – and 'treated like adults'

Young woman estranged from family recalls fight for survival amid cost of living crisis: 'I was scared'
Molly Taylor
Cost of living crisis

Young woman estranged from family recalls fight for survival amid cost of living crisis: 'I was scared'

Care leavers often struggle to find a home. Here's an idea that gives them a fighting chance  
Illustration of two hands and a small person taking a key
Care leavers

Care leavers often struggle to find a home. Here's an idea that gives them a fighting chance  

How young people in prison are getting a fresh start by giving free haircuts to homeless people
A man is getting his hair cut with clippers
Rehabilitation

How young people in prison are getting a fresh start by giving free haircuts to homeless people

Youth homelessness and unemployment are rising – but there's a simple solution
Young people are at high risk of homelessness and exploitation.
Opinion

Youth homelessness and unemployment are rising – but there's a simple solution

How youth centres can help thousands of young people unlock their potential and shine
man in a blue shirt beside a sports field
Jamie Masraff

How youth centres can help thousands of young people unlock their potential and shine

Housing crisis: I lived in a hostel for 15 months because of London's extortionate rents
Housing crisis

Housing crisis: I lived in a hostel for 15 months because of London's extortionate rents

The accidental food bank: How youth clubs are becoming frontline services
Food banks

The accidental food bank: How youth clubs are becoming frontline services

Just 5% of people with a learning disability are employed. This woman is out to prove the world wrong
Aisha/ Learning disability
Learning disability week

Just 5% of people with a learning disability are employed. This woman is out to prove the world wrong

New drivers under 25 could be banned from giving their mates a lift
Young guy driving on the right hand side of the car to illustrate the impact of the graduate driving licences
Road safety

New drivers under 25 could be banned from giving their mates a lift

One in six young people are living in poor-quality housing and it’s hurting their health
young person in housing
Housing crisis

One in six young people are living in poor-quality housing and it’s hurting their health

Low confidence is stopping young people from working. Can Amazon and Barnardo's help?
An employee places a package into a distribution box at an Amazon.com Inc. fulfilment center in Kegworth, U.K., on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020.
recruitment

Low confidence is stopping young people from working. Can Amazon and Barnardo's help?

Young disabled people are shut out from housing and forced to live with their parents
disabled people
Disability

Young disabled people are shut out from housing and forced to live with their parents

Here’s where to find career advice whatever your situation
Norris found career advice through the PoppY Factory after getting injured in Afghanistan
Career advice

Here’s where to find career advice whatever your situation

'Everyone has a superpower': How The Youth Group helps young people find the right career
Jobs

'Everyone has a superpower': How The Youth Group helps young people find the right career

Children as young as 14 are having to get jobs to provide for their families
Cost of living crisis

Children as young as 14 are having to get jobs to provide for their families