Why I volunteer to speak about child sexual exploitation
A volunteer speaker answers some questions about how she got involved, what she enjoys about the role, and what impact she is making.
What to expect at North West Care Leavers Festival?
To mark the end of the pilot for Care to be Different, we are bringing young people and professionals together in March at the to celebrate the achievements of the young people we have helped. T
Early intervention funding faces 70% cut
Our new report with Action for Children and The National Children’s Bureau highlights major cuts to funding for early intervention services - our interactive map breaks down the changes across England
Being a young carer made me who I am today
Paul Al-Naqib, Independent Advocate from The Children’s Society, Black Country shares his experience of being a young carer, the care system and how it shaped his future.
Some mothers do ‘ave em!
For Mothering Sunday, Mo Baldwin reflects on how all her stupid actions, silly mistakes and harsh words growing up were met with love by her mum and church family. Their unconditional love throughout some tough circumstances made her who she is today.
You Have the Same 24 Hours as Beyonce
This Student Volunteer week we are showcasing what it is like to be a challenge leader for The Children's Society. Kannee has kindly shared her story.
Watch Edward Timpson's message to young carers
While the children's minister's message was first broadcast at this year's Young Carers Festival, his message is for all young carers across England
Aprons and statistics: Campaigning at the Conservative conference
During her first campaigning visit to a party conference, Mubena dons a hairnet and apron and explains free school meals to MPs
Giving a fuller picture of childhood poverty
Staff and families at one of our projects share their experiences with the government
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.
A message from concert pianist James Rhodes
Last year concert pianist James Rhodes published his book 'Instrumental: A Memoir of Madness, Medication and Music', which includes his own personal story of sexual exploitation. Here he shares why he is supporting our Seriously Awkward campaign.