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.
'I want to prove to people that poverty is a big issue in England'
This blog was written as part of The Children's Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes.
A Seriously Awkward age?
Thousands of 16 and 17 year olds are being let down by inconsistencies in the law, left without the same basic protections as younger children. Our quiz will help you find out which laws treat 16 and 17 year olds as a child and in which cases they’re seen as adults.
Christingle in Bolivia: 'An example of true generosity'
A supporter writes of young people in Bolivia supporting a Christingle service, raising funds for vulnerable young people.
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?
Invest in tackling child sexual exploitation
During tomorrow’s budget announcement, the Chancellor should underline the Government’s commitment to tackling CSE
An entirely unique experience: My six weeks in the media team
The past seven weeks as an intern with the media team at The Children’s Society has been a great experience.
'I would honestly recommend volunteering of any kind to anyone'
Young volunteer Ismail talks about his experiences as a volunteer in a Children's Society charity shop