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
Policy update: School costs, asylum support and children's well-being
Our policy team has been busy campaigning for children
Help me to help young carers
As he puts together a kit for young carers, Rob asks for your assistance with sharing a survey with young people
Crucial opportunity missed to lift refugee children out of poverty
The government has failed to increase asylum support rates, leaving over 10,000 asylum-seeking children in poverty.
Recognising when teenagers need protection
Research shows that 16 and 17 year olds are at serious risk of neglect, but the law needs to catch up.
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
Families in Bradford now feeling Warm and Informed
The Warm and Informed project was launched in September 2014 as a partnership between Northern Gas Networks (NGN) and The Children’s Society, focusing on two low income areas
of Bradford. The project was intended to build on previous joint work by these organisations involving giving fuel poverty advice at children’s centres.