National media briefing: ChildLine Scotland, Crisis, StepChange Debt Charity and Women's Aid

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The number of young people seeking help about self-harm from ChildLine Scotland has risen by more than two-thirds in a year, says a report by the charity.

See BBC News for full story

There is increasing homelessness among young people and families with children, according to a study by the homelessness charity Crisis.

See The Guardian for full story

The number of people seeking help with payday loans has increased by almost 300 per cent in the past two years, according to figures from the StepChange Debt Charity.

See The Guardian for full story

The X Factor finalist Jahmene Douglas has been named as the domestic abuse charity Women’s Aid’s first-ever ambassador for children and young people.

See STV for full story

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