Linzi’s story as a young carer: ‘My mum is my hero’
We support young carers, just like Linzi, to have a brighter future.
Young Carer’s Festival 2016
The Young Carers Festival is a chance for young people to take a break from their caring responsibilities and have fun. This year Melissa tells us about the weekend.
Lone children on the move
From today local authorities will be able to transfer responsibility formally to other local authorities. We must make sure that these young people have access to the legal support they need.
Together we did it
We’ve got some exciting news. A year ago we launched our first local campaign ‘Handle With Care’. Today we’re back in Greater Manchester meeting to celebrate its success.
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.
Putting the ‘fun’ in fundraising: Fashion shows, summer parties and more!
Long-term supporter and Shipston Committee member Karen Gaymond shares with us how her fantastic group continues to hold exciting events to fundraise for The Children’s Society.
'The internship has been an eye opening experience'
Ben, one of our interns based in Birmingham, shares his experience of working with the Stars National Initiative website.
Missing children – are some more important than others?
A report published today reveals that some children who go missing are put at risk by how their case is investigated by the police.
Young carers: you can make change happen
Former young carer Rebecca Coupland shares her experience of being part of influencing national legislation, and encourages others to get involved locally.
The state of support for families seeking protection in the UK
Around 20,000 people, including unaccompanied children, seek asylum in the UK. The level of support they receive is being discussed in parliament