Charlie’s story: My life as a young carer
Charlie, aged 19, has cared for his mum since he was 4 years old. Watch him talk about life as a young carer and his involvement with our Young Carers in Focus project
We need to listen to 16 and 17 year olds in care
An advocate in our Havering Advocacy Service explains how her work with many 16 and 17 year olds having housing problems relates to our new report, 'On your own now'
The risks of unsuitable accommodation for older teenagers
Our new report On Your Own Now examines the experiences of 16 and 17 year olds who cannot live at home with their families. These teenagers live in accommodation provided by their local council to prepare them for living independently as an adult.
Helping those who are especially vulnerable to child sexual exploitation
When a young person has a learning disability they can be particularly difficult to protect
#Refugeeswelcome - Young refugees need our help
What we do to support young refugees and how you can help.
Meet Sally Wrenn, Digital Intern
Sally talks about working with young people, navigating the tube, and creating pages and stories for our website
Preparing to be changed
Giles Fraser explains his sermon on John the Baptist - to recreate the playfully insightful service you may want to move seats while reading
Christingle Illustrations By Dave Walker
See cartoonist Dave Walker's lighthearted illustrations of Christingles, with glow sticks, pipe cleaners & sticky tape! Read news at The Children's Society
Calculate how the welfare benefits up-rating cap will affect families
As parliament debates a 1% annual cap on benefit and tax credit increases, you can calculate how the change could affect family finances
MPs investigate why trafficked children go missing from care
The first public session of an inquiry into trafficked children gone missing from care reveals chilling facts and ways of addressing the problem.
The big changes Universal Credit would bring for my family
As a result of the planned changes, 'we are about to become more isolated, our quality of life and that of our children further impaired', Jacqueline writes