Bianca's experience of becoming homeless
Bianca writes: 'Before I came to The Children’s Society I did not have a future.'
12,000 16- and 17-year-olds have no place to call home
Our new report exposes how local councils are failing 16- and 17-year-olds, leaving them at risk of serious harm, and that 10,000 teenagers at risk of homelessness are failed every year
BenevoLent: 'The future we want for ourselves is built today'
Today, Lorna, offers some inspiring words for people giving up something for Lent.
We're live-tweeting the Chancellor's budget announcement
How will the Chancellor's new budget affect children and families? Follow us on Twitter.
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.
How can we prevent a repeat of the recent rioting in England?
We must strengthen communities by involving children and young people, listening to their opinions and protecting intergenerational projects from budget cuts.
'They've never had it so good'? The reality of child poverty
This month, Nick Harding reflects on child poverty in our country, where more than 3 million children live in poverty
Home Office minister and young people meet in Peckham
Young people and our staff welcomed Jeremy Browne, MP and Home Office minister, to talk about our work
We’re making progress but more needs to be done to protect vulnerable young people
At this year’s NCAS conference, we focused on continuing to support young runaways
Join our #Caroloke campaign
Show your Christmas spirit and have fun with friends and family by sharing a video of you singing or playing your favourite Christmas carol in aid of The Children’s Society.