‘She is real. This happened. Nobody helped her’
Jo, a teacher at Portsmouth College, recently took a class of 16 year old drama students to see Hampstead Theatre’s powerful play Firebird. Here she shares some of their responses to the play.
Just how many young carers are there?
Just how many young carers are there? We need to know.
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.
Behind the scenes at our eBay shop
What's it like to sell Angry Birds iPad cases, dog footies, video recording equipment, faucets and more on eBay? Our shop manager, David, lets us know
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.
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
Young people tell the children's minister how to make runaways safe
The children’s minister recently visited to our project in Newcastle, meeting young people and staff
How Henley Festival is bringing the hidden lives of young carers into the spotlight
Henley Festival will feature Hidden, a ground-breaking exhibition about young carers, as part of its partnership with The Children’s Society.