The new benefit cap – will children end up paying the price?
With the new benefit cap set to cost some of the UK’s poorest households up to £260 a month, we are concerned that children and young people will end up paying the price for the Government’s attempts to balance the books.
Catching up with the interns
Digital Intern Ellie introduces the new team of interns and tells us what they are getting up to at our HQ.
Helping out at the migrant camp in Calais
Four of our staff visited the ‘Jungle’ migrant camp in Calais in a personal capacity just a week before its demolition by the French authorities.
Kevin Lueshing: It took me 37 years to find the courage to tell my story
Even though I was a British champion boxer - tough and ruthless - it took me 37 years to find the courage to tell my story.
Remember what you were like when you were 16?
The Children’s Society campaigner helped us respond to a consultation by the Joint Committee on Human Rights on the Policing and Crime Bill
Policy and Research visit to No.10 Downing Street
Following on from the successful release of the Good Childhood Report 2016, members of the team were invited to No.10 to discuss its key findings.
Lauren's story: Supported by us
Like lots of the young people we work with, Lauren had a difficult home life, and spent much of her time outside on the streets to get away from it all. This is her story, of how she was exploited by others.
Meet the Pot of Gold winners recognised this year
At this year's Over the Rainbow event, groups of young people shared how they used funds to create projects in their community.
The journey of a care leaver
Young people leaving the care system are often left with limited support that can leave them in real risk of falling into debt and destitution. This blog looks at the support a British or settled young person will receive in their journey out of the care system.
Solving poverty – it’s no easy task
Setting out a strategy for eradicating poverty in the UK.
Volunteers' Week: 'The skills and experience you can get out of it are just brilliant'
A-level student Lily shares her experiences volunteering at our headquarters over the past 18 months