Improving support for care leavers through the Children and Social Work Bill
Implementing a National Offer for care leavers through the Children and Social Work Bill.
Walking whatever the weather in support of The Children’s Society
On the wettest day of the month so far, a group of dedicated supporters embarked on an impressive 9 mile walk on the Surrey/Sussex border.
Why we’re at WHY? festival
We’re taking part in WHY? What’s Happening for the Young at Southbank Centre in October. Come and see us there.
Superstar Jessie J backs call for more mental health support in schools
Jessie J is best known for her own music and work on BBC’s The Voice. Here, she responds to our Good Childhood Report and joins our call to make mental health support available to young people at all schools.
Sex education in a digital world
A new bill is being debated in Parliament that with help protect children from the early exposure to online sexualised materials.
Family debt and children: popping the weasel
As a psychiatrist, I can’t help but be aware of the impact the current economic climate is having on our families and children – times are very tough for many people.
The journey of a care leaver
Young people leaving the care system are often left with limited support that can leave them in real risk of falling into debt and destitution. This blog looks at the support a British or settled young person will receive in their journey out of the care system.
The hidden impact of debt
Our new report, The Damage of Debt finds that more than 500,000 children living in debt-ridden families are unhappy with their lives.
Action to help children missing from care
We are pleased to see that the government has announced urgent action today to tackle children missing from care.
Remember what you were like when you were 16?
The Children’s Society campaigner helped us respond to a consultation by the Joint Committee on Human Rights on the Policing and Crime Bill