We believe that all children deserve a good childhood. That’s why we campaign for the most vulnerable children and young people who face poverty and neglect, fighting injustice and protecting them from harm.
Seriously Awkward school holidays
Karen, a Project Worker at our SCARPA project in Newcastle, knows that without the structure of school, summer holidays can be a more dangerous time for vulnerable young people.
Are you what we’re looking for?
We are looking for people who are passionate about making a difference to children’s lives to join our network of local campaigners.
What is the Joint Committee on Human Rights?
What is the Joint Committee on Human Rights and how we need your views to influence them?
The power of our shops
In only a few months our charity shops managed to gather thousands of supporters for a local campaign. Sarah interviews Carol from our Shaw shop about their role in helping children in care placed out of borough in Greater Manchester.
Bullying – let’s talk about it
Tuesday 5 July 2016 marks the first national Stand Up To Bullying day. Our research shows that bullying has a detrimental impact on children and young people; children who are bullied have lower levels of well-being, are more likely to live in poverty and may be at risk of being abused.
Together we did it
We’ve got some exciting news. A year ago we launched our first local campaign ‘Handle With Care’. Today we’re back in Greater Manchester meeting to celebrate its success.
Why we’re at WHY? festival
We’re taking part in WHY? What’s Happening for the Young at Southbank Centre in October. Come and see us there.
Improving support for care leavers through the Children and Social Work Bill
Implementing a National Offer for care leavers through the Children and Social Work Bill.
Debt and Mental Health in schools
School children are affected emotionally, and mentally by debt, a primary head teacher tells us.
Thank you to all our supporters!
This week we are thanking our brilliant supporters for all their hard work, dedication and commitment to changing children’s lives.
Walking whatever the weather in support of The Children’s Society
On the wettest day of the month so far, a group of dedicated supporters embarked on an impressive 9 mile walk on the Surrey/Sussex border.
How long did 100,000 athletes need to finish the London Marathon?
We've gathered finish times from 2014 to 2016 - do these charts reveal runners racing against - and often beating - their goals?