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Media coverage

St Christopher’s has been featured in a number of media outlets to showcase our work with children and young people. Articles particularly focus on our specialist knowledge around working with unaccompanied asylum-seeking children, child sexual exploitation and attachment theory.

Article archive

Neil Whiteside: Fostering with St Christopher’s Fellowship – Cambridge 105 – 24 November 2020

Care leaver scheme praised in review of DfE Innovation Programme – Children & Young People Now – 5 November 2020

Sharp increase in UK child sexual abuse during pandemic​ – The Guardian – 8 June 2020

Maintaining therapeutic relationships during lockdown – Children & Young People Now – 23 June 2020

St Christopher’s is to benefit from new Winston Churchill Memorial Trust grant​​ – Putney SW15 – 3 June 2020

Care-experienced young people challenge stereotypes in shaping charity’s marketing – Children & Young People Now – 25 February 2020

Care leaver scheme brings council and provider closer – Children & Young People Now – 2 January 2020

Putney charity celebrates 150th anniversary – Putney SW15 – 1 January 2020

​Putney Charity Launches Christmas Appeal​ – Putney SW15 – 10 December 2019

Kids enthralled by amazing bubble show – IOM Today – 11 August 2019

Failed by the island: The young people who are cut adrift and have to live with drug dealers and ex-cons – IOM Today – 14 June 2019

How a charity is helping youngsters who grew up in care to get work – IOM Today  – 17 May 2019

Vulnerable young people committee to hear evidence – Manx Radio – 7  March 2019

Ealing awarded £1.5 million share of Trusted Relationship Fund – London Live – 22 August 2018

Trusted Relationships partnership announced with Ealing – BBC Radio London – 22 August 2018

County lines crime targeted in new Government £13 million scheme – ITV News – 25 February 2018

Charities criticise foster care exclusion from free childcare policy – The Guardian – 8 November 2017

Foster carers must receive the extra free childcare allowance too – The Guardian – 8 November 2017

File on 4 – Crossing the Line – Britain’s Teenage Drug Mules – BBC Radio 4 – 24 October 2017

Charity uses football to empower vulnerable teens – Copyright Magazine – 18 April 2017

Football helps child refugees in the UK reach their goals – The Guardian – 12 April 2017

Staying Close reforms around the corner – Children & Young People Now ‘Children in Care’ Supplement – October 2016

Adolescent Attachment Style in Residential Care – British Journal of Social Work – 12 October 2016

New drop-in centre turns lives around – IOM Today – 25 April 2016

‘A Safe Place to Live’: A specialist home for children at risk of sexual exploitation – Community Care – 22 July 2015

Young victims of sexual abuse should get help in their local area, not far away – The Guardian – 9 June 2015

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