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Charity Commission chief hears about challenges facing care leavers

25 Sep 2017

Care leavers supported by Barnardo’s spoke frankly about the challenges facing young people in their situation at a breakfast meeting with Helen Stephenson CBE, Chief Executive of the Charity Commission.

Barnardo’s receives Home Office grant to help sexually abused boys

22 Sep 2017

Barnardo’s has been awarded a Home Office grant to develop ways of supporting boys and young men in England and Wales who have been sexually abused and exploited.

Barnardo’s triumphs at top charity awards

22 Sep 2017

Barnardo’s has won one of the charity sector’s most prestigious awards.

Corrie’s Chris Harper: “grooming victims need support on their journeys to justice”

21 Sep 2017

The criminal justice process can often make young victims of child sexual exploitation feel like they are to blame for their own abuse and can leave them distressed and traumatised, new research by Barnardo’s has found.

Survey reveals transformation of childhoods in a digital world

19 Sep 2017

The number of young teenagers who play outside, read books or get enough sleep has dropped sharply in comparison to teenagers from previous decades, a startling new survey from Barnardo’s reveals.

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan becomes Barnardo’s first international ambassador

18 Sep 2017

ONE of the world’s most famous film stars Salman Khan has joined Barnardo’s as the charity’s first international ambassador.

1 per day challenge raises more than 3,500 for Barnardo's

15 Sep 2017

A Barnardo’s director has helped to raise more than 3,500 for the charity by completing a challenge to spend just 1 per day on food for seven days.

Care leavers urgently need mental health support

14 Sep 2017

A Barnardo’s study reveals that two thirds of care leavers identified as having mental health needs were not receiving any help from a statutory service.

YouTube star: Why foster children shouldn’t miss out on an Independent Visitor

09 Sep 2017

An urban spoken word artist and rising social media star has joined a national campaign to help more young people in foster care find inspiring adult mentors.

Barnardo's director to cook up a storm on just 1 per day

06 Sep 2017

A Barnardo’s director is preparing to cook up a storm by living on just 1 per day to raise money for the leading children’s charity.

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