Kids Company is a charity organisation that works with young ex-offenders and disadvantaged children through inner-city schools in London, a drop-in centre in Camberwell, and the Urban Academy in Southwark. By 2012, the charity provided help for about 17,000 London children.
Kids Company aims to restore trust and provide an environment in which kids can begin the healing process, using a support system that includes psychotherapy, counselling, education, arts, sports, hot meals, and various other practical interventions.
Kids Company depends on the financial support of charitable trusts and businesses. In 2012, the charity helped draw attention to a substantial increase in the number of London children suffering from hunger and malnutrition. It reported that some young people have had to forage in bins for food, sometimes eating raw meat. Most of the worst affected children are from the families of illegal immigrants, but there have even been cases of hunger among the children of low income or benefit dependent parents. Kids Company reports that in five inner city schools, teachers say that at least seven out of ten pupils have issues with food security. 
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