Children's voices blog
Children's voices blog
Young carers, policy workers, volunteers, refugees, former runaways, and fundraisers are just a few ways to describe the work of the amazing children we work with across the country. Read their stories.
Abu – An award-winning inspiration
Abu Alamer, 21, from Coventry, receive an award at Over the Rainbow for his outstanding contribution to helping other young refugees who have been forced to flee their country.
Bianca's experience of becoming homeless
Bianca writes: 'Before I came to The Children’s Society I did not have a future.'
Tackling the cost of school uniforms
Our new report shows the high cost of school uniforms has a real impact on the experience of hundreds of thousands of pupils across the country.
Kerry's story: 'My school doesn’t recognise young carers'
Kerry’s story is part of Hidden: England’s Invisible Young Carers, a compelling exhibition of stories of some of the more than 166,000 young carers in this country.
Sami's story: A home away from home
Sami's story and photograph are part of Hidden: England’s Invisible Young Carers, a compelling exhibition of photos and stories of some of the more than 166,000 young carers in England.
Jade Ewen: Being a young carer 'made me stronger than I realise'
Singer, songwriter and actress Jade Ewen writes: 'I didn’t realise I was something that’s called a young carer. I’m still finding out how that has shaped who I am now'
2m children in poverty miss out on the warm home discount
Join us in telling the government to act to stop children from growing up in cold homes
Use our map to find your local welfare assistance scheme
Search by postcode to find your local authority's scheme to replace community care grants and crisis loans for general living expenses
By the numbers: Young people's well-being
What are some of the key figures in The Good Childhood Report 2013, our new report on the well-being of young people in the UK?
An interactive look at young carers' lives
While census data reveals a spike in the number of young carers our report highlights the families young people behind the numbers
Christingle - Inspiring a new generation
Hear the heartwarming story of how Christingle is being passed on from generation to generation at St Mary’s Church in Market Drayton.