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.
320,000: The true number of disabled children in poverty
Our new report shows that 320,000 disabled children in the UK live in poverty – a staggering number that is around 30,000 more than official statistics suggest
I met the Archbishop
At this year's Edward Rudolf Lecture, Henry Katende listened to and met a man he had admired for years.
The state of support for families seeking protection in the UK
Around 20,000 people, including unaccompanied children, seek asylum in the UK. The level of support they receive is being discussed in parliament
Rugby star Ollie Phillips visits our Hidden exhibit
Ollie Phillips, former captain of the England Rugby 7’s team, talks about his time at Henley Festival 2016, where he had a chance to see our Hidden exhibit.
Lone children on the move
From today local authorities will be able to transfer responsibility formally to other local authorities. We must make sure that these young people have access to the legal support they need.