'I have gained valuable experience of working with looked after children'
Issy volunteers one-to-one with a looked after young person, enabling her to participate in fun activities such as rock climbing.
You Have the Same 24 Hours as Beyonce
This Student Volunteer week we are showcasing what it is like to be a challenge leader for The Children's Society. Kannee has kindly shared her story.
12,000 16- and 17-year-olds have no place to call home
Our new report exposes how local councils are failing 16- and 17-year-olds, leaving them at risk of serious harm, and that 10,000 teenagers at risk of homelessness are failed every year
BenevoLent: My journey so far
10 days in, Lorna checks in with an update on her giving up sugar for Lent.
Mapped: Families that will be affected by four-year benefit freeze
The current and previous Government have introduced a wide range of measures that will affect family incomes up to 2020. In some cases, these will increase household incomes. In other cases they will significantly reduce them.
Families are big winners from £74m for Local Welfare Assistance schemes
After months of campaigning, an extra £74m of funding has been awarded to councils to provide a vital safety net for families and vulnerable residents.