Why I volunteer to speak about child sexual exploitation
A volunteer speaker answers some questions about how she got involved, what she enjoys about the role, and what impact she is making.
What to expect at North West Care Leavers Festival?
To mark the end of the pilot for Care to be Different, we are bringing young people and professionals together in March at the to celebrate the achievements of the young people we have helped. T
Early intervention funding faces 70% cut
Our new report with Action for Children and The National Children’s Bureau highlights major cuts to funding for early intervention services - our interactive map breaks down the changes across England
Being a young carer made me who I am today
Paul Al-Naqib, Independent Advocate from The Children’s Society, Black Country shares his experience of being a young carer, the care system and how it shaped his future.
Some mothers do ‘ave em!
For Mothering Sunday, Mo Baldwin reflects on how all her stupid actions, silly mistakes and harsh words growing up were met with love by her mum and church family. Their unconditional love throughout some tough circumstances made her who she is today.
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.
MPs and peers hear startling stories of life on asylum support
At the first evidence session of the parliamentary inquiry into asylum support for children and young people, experts said that essential needs are unmet
A magical time at Henley Festival supporting young carers
Our Hidden exhibition raised awareness about young carers and hundreds of families enjoyed our fun zone at Family Sunday.
'There are some things parents should not be made to cut back on – like feeding their kids'
Tamzin, mother of two, writes of free school meals' importance and her shock to learn that all children in poverty don't receive them
'Yes, I’ll climb Mount Kilimanjaro on my honeymoon'
Nigel Varndell, our Director of Church Partnerships, will spend his honeymoon climbing Kilimanjaro and raising funds for our work - please support his efforts
Seriously Awkward: Jemma's story
Jemma became suicidal after being exploited and turning to substance abuse. A social worker helped her back into education.