Posts By: Lynne Berry

A charity for life?

There are a whole range of charities advocating for the rights of children and reaching out to support them. There are youth and education charities that focus on the years of transition between childhood and adult life. But by adulthood, the voluntary sector largely leaves people alone.

If we become parents we might fall back into embrace of family charities. If we have relationship problems we might find counselling and mediation services. But once the kids have grown up we’re left alone once again, until we lurch into the arms of the older people’s charities like Age UK and the Royal Voluntary Service for our final years. Read more on A charity for life?…