The purpose of Lent is not Lent
Paula Gooder shares why she has reached this conclusion, and how it can help you to prepare us to celebrate at Easter the overwhelming love of God for all of us.
Addressing obesity through school meals
We recommend that the Government explore whether any proceeds from a sugar tax could be reinvested in the provision of healthy free school meals for low income families.
The well-being benefits of exercise
According to mainstream media today is the most depressing day of the year. But if you’re taking part in our 30 day fitness challenge, Tough n Buff this might not be the case.
Volunteering has kept my mind and body active
Volunteer Award Winner Edna Andrews talks about her role in one of our shops.
A decade of well-being research
Our well-being research programme has been running for over a decade. We’ve achieved a lot over the years.
Young people enduring long waiting times for urgent mental health care
The Prime Minister's announcement today is welcome but for the young people we work with, changes may be a long time away
We need a more powerful children’s commissioner
We're working to strengthen the role of the person responsible for representing children's views in government
Billions of reasons families with children bear the burden of the summer budget
While some policies in yesterday’s budget were welcome, such as increases in the minimum wage, gains from these will be heavily outweighed by reductions in other support for low income families, including working families.
Q and A video on Hampstead Theatre’s Firebird
Watch The Children’s Society staff in conversation with Firebird’s writer Phil Davies and Hampstead Theatre’s Artistic Director, Edward Hall
Finding care and support for trafficked children who go missing from care
Our public affairs volunteer reports from a session following up on a substantive parliamentary report we supported on young people who go missing from care
West End kids Bake and Brew for Easter
Dance-school founder Jessica Elliot speaks about her inspiration to help young people and why she is supporting Bake and Brew with her dance students this year.