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.'
Abu – An award-winning inspiration
Abu Alamer, 21, from Coventry, receive an award at Over the Rainbow for his outstanding contribution to helping other young refugees who have been forced to flee their country.
The end of Lent and my BenevoLent challenge
BenevoLent has ended this year but you can still support our work - find out how today.
Hooray we made it! My BenevoLent challenge is over and Easter is here at long last.
I gave up sugar so I am really looking forward to all the chocolate eggs I'm going to get this weekend. But before I open my Easter eggs there's one very important final step: donating the savings I made to The Children's Society.
Perfect recipes for an Easter Bake and Brew
With Easter just around the corner, The Children Society's resident baker Owain shares some of his recipes and tips for a perfect Bake and Brew.
'I’ve always been a keen baker, especially when I’ve got some free time on the weekends. To celebrate the run up to Easter I made Simnel cakes as well as chocolate Easter nests. Many hands make light work, so I got my nephew involved in the baking to celebrate this special and reflective time of year.
Quiz: What do young people say is most important for good well-being?
We asked thousands of children and young people what has the biggest influence on their well-being. Which three things did they mention most?
What rise in the national minimum wage?
The minimum wage isn't doing enough to lift children out of poverty - but if the rate rose it could help low-income working families in multiple ways
Why advocates matter
Research shows the important role advocates play in disabled children and young people's lives, says our policy adviser Elizabeth Lovell.
My work experience week at SCARPA by Rachel Ward
Fourteen-year-old Rachel Ward spent a week doing work experience at our SCARPA programme. Here she writes about what it was like.
The challenge of forgiveness
In the end, a legalistic response to young people who do us harm will always be inadequate.
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