Charlie’s story: My life as a young carer
Charlie, aged 19, has cared for his mum since he was 4 years old. Watch him talk about life as a young carer and his involvement with our Young Carers in Focus project
We need to listen to 16 and 17 year olds in care
An advocate in our Havering Advocacy Service explains how her work with many 16 and 17 year olds having housing problems relates to our new report, 'On your own now'
The risks of unsuitable accommodation for older teenagers
Our new report On Your Own Now examines the experiences of 16 and 17 year olds who cannot live at home with their families. These teenagers live in accommodation provided by their local council to prepare them for living independently as an adult.
Helping those who are especially vulnerable to child sexual exploitation
When a young person has a learning disability they can be particularly difficult to protect
#Refugeeswelcome - Young refugees need our help
What we do to support young refugees and how you can help.
Advent: A time to wait
Advent challenges us to wait, and wait well. We resist quick-fix answers as we consider the slow movement towards the fulfilment of God’s salvation.
'Making sure every child in poverty gets a free school meal is the right thing to do'
Kym Lomas shares her experience of struggling to raise her children and what free school meals can mean to a family
New powers help tackle child sexual exploitation
The sexual exploitation of children can happen anywhere, but often occurs in hotels – we welcome new powers to stop it
We need to transform children’s mental health services
As child and adolescent mental health services face a tipping point, we outline priorities for improving these vital services.
The Great British Bake Off inspired our office Bake and Brew
With The Great British Bake Off in full swing, The Children’s Society colleagues have been inspired to get creative in the kitchen to raise funds for our Bake and Brew campaign.