Jenny’s story: Escaping abuse
Neglect led Jenny into a downward spiral of substance abuse, until she eventually became suicidal.
Finding out how I could help
Serena Gay used her expertise as a voice over artist to train volunteer speakers.
Recognising when teenagers need protection
Research shows that 16 and 17 year olds are at serious risk of neglect, but the law needs to catch up.
How one church makes a difference
Parishioners from St Hilda’s church in the West Midlands save their spare change for The Children’s Society.
What word describes being a 16 and 17 year old?
What word do young people use? What word would you choose?
The most rewarding experience I've had
Children in care often lack consistent adult support, leaving them vulnerable to further neglect or abuse, but our volunteer independent visitor scheme matches a trained adult with a child in care
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.
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.
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
'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
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
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