Care leavers struggle with council tax debts
'Every day, my work shows me how important it is to raise awareness of the challenges care leavers face as they leave the care system, particularly with money and avoiding debt.'
Abu – An award-winning inspiration
Abu Alamer, 21, from Coventry, receive an award at Over the Rainbow for his outstanding contribution to helping other young refugees who have been forced to flee their country.
The end of Lent and my BenevoLent challenge
Fantastic resources to engage your church in praying, giving and acting for vulnerable young people this Lent are now available.
BenevoLent has ended this year but you can still support our work - find out how today.
Hooray we made it! My BenevoLent challenge is over and Easter is here at long last.
Perfect recipes for an Easter Bake and Brew
With Easter just around the corner, The Children Society's resident baker Owain shares some of his recipes and tips for a perfect Bake and Brew.
'I’ve always been a keen baker, especially when I’ve got some free time on the weekends. To celebrate the run up to Easter I made Simnel cakes as well as chocolate Easter nests. Many hands make light work, so I got my nephew involved in the baking to celebrate this special and reflective time of year.
Child poverty map reveals deep disparities
Our new map illustrates the End Child Poverty campaign's study of poverty levels across the UK
Advent: Taking the leap
Aaron discusses life in and out of the care system and 'the huge difference' our work made in his life
Forcing landlords to check immigration status could make children and families homeless
New government proposals might cause children and families to be refused accommodation.
Statistically sound summer fun and the Big Summer DO
We asked 1000 people: Do you think it’s tougher growing up now compared to your own childhood?
You can help young carers near you
Our new Young Carers in Schools programme helps schools improve the lives of students with caring responsibilities