The Childhood Trust is London's child poverty charity, dedicated to alleviating the impact of poverty on children and young people living in the capital.

With 39% of London children living in poverty, our vision is to break the cycle of poverty so that every child experiences the healthy, happy and safe childhood which prepares them well for life.

Our new 2023 – 2026 impact strategy "Prepared for Life" provides the framework to ensure that we focus on meeting the needs of children living in poverty in London.

Our work for children is focused on the four priority areas of need below;

Health - Fighting food insecurity, malnutrition and health inequalities.

Resilience - Addressing children’s mental health & emotional wellbeing

Safety - Tackling squalid living conditions and preventing children from feeling lonely and vulnerable

Confidence - Reducing the impact of educational inequalities

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