12,000 16- and 17-year-olds have no place to call home
Our new report exposes how local councils are failing 16- and 17-year-olds, leaving them at risk of serious harm, and that 10,000 teenagers at risk of homelessness are failed every year
BenevoLent: 'The future we want for ourselves is built today'
Today, Lorna, offers some inspiring words for people giving up something for Lent.
We're live-tweeting the Chancellor's budget announcement
How will the Chancellor's new budget affect children and families? Follow us on Twitter.
Budget 2015: What this means for the most vulnerable children
New funding announced for children’s mental health services
Every day our services work with many children whose well-being and mental health are affected by issues they face, such as abuse, neglect and substance misuse. With long waiting times for services and high thresholds for mental health assessments, these children often miss out on the vital support that would enable them to move successfully into adulthood.
A missing children register will help police and young runaways
By including a missing children register in tomorrow’s budget announcement, the Chancellor would provide better support when a child goes missing
Meet Sally Wrenn, Digital Intern
Sally talks about working with young people, navigating the tube, and creating pages and stories for our website
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
Christingle Illustrations By Dave Walker
See cartoonist Dave Walker's lighthearted illustrations of Christingles, with glow sticks, pipe cleaners & sticky tape! Read news at The Children's Society
Extend free school meals to all families on universal credit
New government data reveals a rise of 250,000 children in poverty in working households
This year we did more than remember
Seders during Passover addressed the plight of families on asylum-support - and how we can help them