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.
Special night at the theatre with The Children’s Society for Firebird
We were thrilled to be joined by a group of famous faces for an exclusive performance of Firebird, followed by a special post-show Q and A alongside the artistic team.
Giving back as a volunteer
This Student Volunteering Week we have been talking to some of our student volunteers to find out how they support the children and young people we work with. Olivia is a Psychology student at Manchester Metropolitan University who has been volunteering as a befriender with The Children’s Society.
Improving my confidence with volunteering
I hope to by volunteering I can make a difference to a young person’s life.
Closing the gaps for young carers
Helen Leadbitter, operational manager of the Include Project and co-author of our new report looking at the support needs of young carers explains why we need to ask children about their caring roles to avoid them slipping through the cracks.
‘I didn’t know I was a young carer until I came to this service – you don’t really think about it'
Today we released our new report all about young carers like Bina. The report explores the challenges of identifying the support that can help them, and how we get a sense of how many young carers there are.
Together we did it
We’ve got some exciting news. A year ago we launched our first local campaign ‘Handle With Care’. Today we’re back in Greater Manchester meeting to celebrate its success.
An important victory for access to justice - the Supreme Court strikes down the legal aid residence test
Last week we saw an important victory as the Supreme court ruled that the Government can not introduce a residence test on legal aid.
How to support your child’s well-being: John's story
As part of our groundbreaking research into children's well-being, we have worked with the New Economics Foundation (NEF) to find out what children can do to support their own well-being and how you can help.
Calling on government to consider children's rights
Thousands of vulnerable children, young people and families will have no way of getting legal advice or representation to help resolve their problems.
Are you what we’re looking for?
We are looking for people who are passionate about making a difference to children’s lives to join our network of local campaigners.