Eve's story: Spiraling debt
A council tax debt led to Eve’s children going hungry and eventually losing their home.
Handle with Care: Missing my brother
Anna writes about what the Handle with Care campaign means for her and her family.
Seriously Awkward: Katie's Story
The most vulnerable 16 and 17 year olds are falling through the cracks between childhood and adulthood, simply because of their age. Our Seriously Awkward campaign aims to change that.
Join us in calling on the Government to change the law to protect 16 and 17 year olds from abuse, harm and neglect.
Handle with Care: Christian's story
Christian spent a day talking to the public about the importance of supporting young people who are placed away from home.
A dark day for families fleeing war and persecution
Drastic cuts to support for asylum seekers are forcing families to live on just £5 a day.
Father Christmas, nativity scenes and young people: Christmas photos, 1930s-‘60s
The manager of our archives presents a handful of heartwarming Christmas images, drawn from our archives.
Weakening the safety net: Local authorities now responsible for emergency support
Our new report reveals that many individuals and families in need may no longer be able to access this support
Advent: A time to wait
Advent challenges us to wait, and wait well. We resist quick-fix answers as we consider the slow movement towards the fulfilment of God’s salvation.
Fair and Square - free school meals and more
Free school meals are key to a wider collection of benefits working families in poverty can receive
'Why I'm backing The Children's Society in Greater Manchester'
Singer Misha B shares her experiences growing up in impoverished areas of Greater Manchester, and calls for support for vulnerable children in the area
MPs and peers hear startling stories of life on asylum support
At the first evidence session of the parliamentary inquiry into asylum support for children and young people, experts said that essential needs are unmet