Research blog

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen
The young carers at the heart of this week's census data shared their experiences, and the response has been positive
18 May 2013
young boy
While census data reveals a spike in the number of young carers our report highlights the families young people behind the numbers
16 May 2013
young boy caring for his mother
This morning the ONS will release its updated figures for young carers, and we'll release a shocking report
16 May 2013
colour-coded map of England, indicating projected childhood vulnerability rates
We break down the data contained in our recent joint report with NSPCC and Action for Children, identifying where vulnerability is projected to rise by 2015.
28 December 2012
The manager of our archives presents a handful of heartwarming Christmas images
25 December 2012
Children and female staff watching Father Christmas handing out presents.
The manager of our archives presents a handful of heartwarming Christmas images, drawn from our archives.
21 December 2012
map of the UK with differently coloured areas that indicate unique schemes
Search by postcode to find your local authority's scheme to replace community care grants and crisis loans for general living expenses
18 July 2013
Can you guess how many Jelly Babies there are?
You could win a family ticket to Bounce Festival worth £60. All you have to do is guess how many Jelly Babies are in the jar.
05 August 2013
Mags Robinson with The Children's Society CEO Matthew Reed
Devoted volunteer Mags found volunteering helped her battle depression and gain confidence to read and sing in front of parents, carers and children
04 June 2014
young girl who has run away
We are working with Nicola Blackwood and the government to strengthen controls that protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
15 October 2013
young people discussing
A team of five young people on our Board of Trustees, including Aaron Thomas Rowles, helped select our new leader
14 February 2012
Lily Caprani
The recent BBC One series' expert - and our Director of Strategy and Policy - explains that the series was about more than exposing celebs to poverty
18 March 2014