Budget 2015: What this means for the most vulnerable children
New funding announced for children’s mental health services
Every day our services work with many children whose well-being and mental health are affected by issues they face, such as abuse, neglect and substance misuse. With long waiting times for services and high thresholds for mental health assessments, these children often miss out on the vital support that would enable them to move successfully into adulthood.
A missing children register will help police and young runaways
By including a missing children register in tomorrow’s budget announcement, the Chancellor would provide better support when a child goes missing
From our headquarters to the Houses of Parliament to a school in Lewisham
Sasha, a work experience student, talks about what it was like to spend two weeks completing her work experience with us.
Invest in tackling child sexual exploitation
During tomorrow’s budget announcement, the Chancellor should underline the Government’s commitment to tackling CSE
The right to private and family life protects vulnerable children too
As the home secretary spoke of a new immigration bill, she focused on the 'right to respect for private and family life', which matters to us all
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.
We’re launching our Advent calendar blog on 1 December
Our second annual Advent calendar blog will feature videos, a cartoon, stories and more
Young people 'take over' The Children's Society
Young people from our projects in London saw how our organisation works and 'took over' our policy team last Friday.
Missing out: Young people on material deprivation, their well-being
In our new report children say what they need for a 'normal kind of life'. It's rare to hear young people's opinions on the subject.