A budget for the next generation?
The Chancellor talked about acting now rather than paying later, yet this budget missed opportunities to do so.
Families in Bradford now feeling Warm and Informed
The Warm and Informed project was launched in September 2014 as a partnership between Northern Gas Networks (NGN) and The Children’s Society, focusing on two low income areas
of Bradford. The project was intended to build on previous joint work by these organisations involving giving fuel poverty advice at children’s centres.
Quiz: The Budget or Star Wars?
Today, George Osborne delivers this year's budget announcement. Also, Star Wars.
Asking the Chancellor for better Budgeting for early help
There is an exceptionally strong case for public services to be based on the principle of intervening early to prevent problems from escalating.
Securing therapeutic support for victims of sexual abuse
The damaging consequences of child sexual abuse is becoming increasingly apparent, affecting children’s mental health and placing them at greater risk of going missing, misusing substances or offending.
Writer of Firebird, Phil Davies, discusses the play
Our Seriously Awkward campaign to protect 16 and 17 year olds from exploitation is being backed by Hampstead Theatre, London with their play Firebird. Here we speak to the writer, Phil Davies, about the play.
'Everywhere you find The Children's Society, you find our volunteers'
Our Director of Fundraising and Supporter Engagement has a special video message for volunteers.
'We need to do better together for the most vulnerable in our society: children'
Reflections from our Family Business consultation event from participant Maxine Room, Principal and Chief Executive, Lewisham College.
BenevoLent: Into the wilderness
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages. This week we’re reflecting on Mark 1.9-15: ‘The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near; repent, and believe in the good news.’
Where do we invest our time and talents? Investing in people will always be an intentional, generous and deliberate act.
Working with vulnerable and often forgotten families in the asylum system
Our programme worker shares his experiences working with families in Leeds in the asylum system.
Ten young people organise Bake and Brew event, raise money for our work
Ten young people hosted a Bake and Brew event, raising funds to support our work with vulnerable children across the country.