16 and 17 year olds at risk
Our recent Seriously Awkward report shows that young people may feel under pressure to make choices that can jeopardise their future.
Charlie’s story: My life as a young carer
Charlie, aged 19, has cared for his mum since he was 4 years old. Watch him talk about life as a young carer and his involvement with our Young Carers in Focus project
We need to listen to 16 and 17 year olds in care
An advocate in our Havering Advocacy Service explains how her work with many 16 and 17 year olds having housing problems relates to our new report, 'On your own now'
The risks of unsuitable accommodation for older teenagers
Our new report On Your Own Now examines the experiences of 16 and 17 year olds who cannot live at home with their families. These teenagers live in accommodation provided by their local council to prepare them for living independently as an adult.
Helping those who are especially vulnerable to child sexual exploitation
When a young person has a learning disability they can be particularly difficult to protect
Emma's toy library offers children exciting new play opportunities
Toy Librarian Emma is busy setting up a new toy library as part of our internship programme.
'This bill will push many more families into poverty'
As MPs debate government plans to cap benefit increases below the cost of living, their actions could affect some 11.5m children
MPs investigate why trafficked children go missing from care
The first public session of an inquiry into trafficked children gone missing from care reveals chilling facts and ways of addressing the problem.
I knew how hard caring was for an adult, and I wanted to show people how hard it could be for a child
Author Anne Booth's new book Dog Ears features a young carer, and we spoke to her in recognition of this year's Young Carers Festival
'Volunteering with The Children’s Society has met and exceeded my expectations'
Rod, our archiving volunteer, is tracing our evolution and development, from the children's homes (which we no longer operate) to our family centres
How to support your child’s well-being: Be Active
As part of our ground breaking research into the well-being of children, we have worked with nef* to find out what children can do to support their own well-being and how you can help