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
Thousands of children cut off from justice
Our new report reveals that since removing legal aid access for immigration cases, many children are being forced to resolve their immigration issues on their own or are avoiding the issues altogether.
I threw the perfect Summer Celebration
Like most British summer days when you choose to hold an outdoor event, it dawned cloudy, windy and miserable. Shooting up a rapid prayer, I set my sights on the mountain of potato salad, coleslaw and chocolate roulade that demanded my attention.
Holding a Summer Celebration for The Children’s Society was a first for me. Being new to the charity and hearing some of the stories from children who had suffered such hardship made me think, You know what, OK. Yes, I could do that.
5 ways to fundraise for Tough n Buff
Find out how to get the most of your fitness challenge by raising vital funds for vulnerable children
What I am doing to fight child sexual exploitation
Our volunteer Zak answered our questions about what he has been doing to raise important funds and educate the public about child sexual exploitation
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.
The great value of advocacy for children in care
Many children in the care system tell us of experiences of powerlessness when decisions are made about their future - but advocates help change that
Handle with Care: helping young people in the care system
Rob Kippen, a Children’s Rights Officer in Oldham looks at some of the hard decisions young people in care have to face and how we're helping them.
Councils must tackle ‘poverty of well-being’ for children in care
Findings from our Good Childhood Report show children not living with their family have much lower well-being than their peers.