A young carer's view on Henley Festival 2016
So what was Henley Festival 2016 like for a young carer? Melissa Moody fills us in...
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.
A child psychologist’s view of that Seriously Awkward age
The notion that 16 and 17 year olds can look after themselves means that their vulnerability is often overlooked.
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.
What is the Joint Committee on Human Rights?
What is the Joint Committee on Human Rights and how we need your views to influence them?
The power of our shops
In only a few months our charity shops managed to gather thousands of supporters for a local campaign. Sarah interviews Carol from our Shaw shop about their role in helping children in care placed out of borough in Greater Manchester.
How one church makes a difference
Parishioners from St Hilda’s church in the West Midlands save their spare change for The Children’s Society.
Lurine Cato Supports Christingle
Read the warm message from Lurine Cato, the UK's Queen of Gospel, who is supporting our annual festive campaign, Christingle. Read at The Children's Society
Advent: Keeping wonder alive
What keeps me going after 30 years is knowing that Christingle is not just a pretty prelude to Christmas, but a real opportunity for us to do something meaningful to impact the lives of children and young people in our community.
Hear first-hand how your donations help support young people
Project worker Gillian speaks about her work with children and young people and how your donations can change their lives.
Care leavers struggle with council tax debts
'Every day, my work shows me how important it is to raise awareness of the challenges care leavers face as they leave the care system, particularly with money and avoiding debt.'
Why we support Tanni Grey-Thompson's Universal Credit inquiry
'The inquiry found that around 450,000 disabled people stand to lose out under Universal Credit - this includes 100,000 disabled children'