Archbishop Justin Welby welcomes us to Advent
This year, Archbishop Welby joins a fantastic team of Advent calendar contributors to remind us that ‘for the children. . . it can seem like endless waiting – like days of sitting in an aeroplane without getting closer to our destination.’
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What your Christmas gift means to the young people I work with
Jo explains how a small present can make a big difference to the young people she works with in Nottingham
Debt Trap: You spoke, they listened
Yesterday was decision day for payday loan adverts.
We delivered your 17,000 messages to the Government, and now they’ve listened to you.
The Government has told the advertising watchdogs to investigate restrictions that would protect children from these irresponsible adverts.
Today: Join us and Martin Lewis in calling to halt payday loan advertising
Consumer advice expert Martin Lewis has written a passionate plea for Parliament to take action to curb payday loan advertising.
Join our #Caroloke campaign
Show your Christmas spirit and have fun with friends and family by sharing a video of you singing or playing your favourite Christmas carol in aid of The Children’s Society.
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
Welcome to our world - A dramatic exhibition of photos of young carers
An upcoming photo exhibition provides a glimpse into the lives of England's young carers
Five different illustrations of the Christingle by Dave Walker
Cartoonist Dave Walker playfully draws the Christingle in its traditional form and in a handful of alternate styles
A new example of the crisis the poorest children face
Today the Daily Mirror published a poll reporting the hunger teachers see every day
Holding the state to account is vital for children and young people
We want the government to abandon its proposals to limit access to judicial review
We need to do more to protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation
As recent scandals in Rotherham, Oxford and elsewhere highlight the need to protect children from sexual exploitation, our policy officer highlights things we should do.