May the fourth be with you
In recognition of Star Wars Day, we’ve adapted a simple guessing game with images of our favourite droid from the latest film.
The needs of destitute migrant children going unmet
Our new report exposes the destitution, exploitation and risks faced by children and their families who do not have access to mainstream benefits.
An important victory for access to justice - the Supreme Court strikes down the legal aid residence test
Last week we saw an important victory as the Supreme court ruled that the Government can not introduce a residence test on legal aid.
Mapped: The extent of sexual crimes against children in England and Wales
New data reveals the extent of sexual crimes committed against children in the past year
Fuel of good cheer: Join us in cheering on London Marathon runners
Will you be at this year's London Marathon? We'll be at two points along the route, cheering on our runners. Please join us and help us cheer on all athletes.
Lurine Cato Supports Christingle
Read the warm message from Lurine Cato, the UK's Queen of Gospel, who is supporting our annual festive campaign, Christingle. Read at The Children's Society
The journey of a care leaver
Young people leaving the care system are often left with limited support that can leave them in real risk of falling into debt and destitution. This blog looks at the support a British or settled young person will receive in their journey out of the care system.
The power of our shops
In only a few months our charity shops managed to gather thousands of supporters for a local campaign. Sarah interviews Carol from our Shaw shop about their role in helping children in care placed out of borough in Greater Manchester.
EU Referendum: Brexit and young people
Now the EU referendum debate is over, we're taking stock as to what this might mean for children and young people. While there are immediate, profound changes unfolding before us, in reality, many implications for children won’t be known or play out for some time.
We’re launching our Advent calendar blog on 1 December
Our second annual Advent calendar blog will feature videos, a cartoon, stories and more
MPs discuss our Seriously Awkward campaign in parliament
Yesterday in parliament 16 MPs came together to debate our report ‘Old enough to know better?’ and challenge the Government to better protect 16 and 17 year olds at risk of sexual exploitation