Asking the Chancellor for better Budgeting for early help
There is an exceptionally strong case for public services to be based on the principle of intervening early to prevent problems from escalating.
Writer of Firebird, Phil Davies, discusses the play
Our Seriously Awkward campaign to protect 16 and 17 year olds from exploitation is being backed by Hampstead Theatre, London with their play Firebird. Here we speak to the writer, Phil Davies, about the play.
Henley Festival proud to support The Children’s Society
Charlotte Geeves, Chief Executive of Henley Festival, explains how the partnership with The Children’s Society will make a difference to young carers.
The Chancellor must deliver a Budget for low income families
With child poverty rates forecast to skyrocket, we ask the Chancellor to cut no more support for low income families
MPs speak up for 16 and 17 year olds in Parliament
On Monday 7 March the Policing and Crime Bill was discussed in Parliament, read our update of how the discussion went.
‘She is real. This happened. Nobody helped her’
Jo, a teacher at Portsmouth College, recently took a class of 16 year old drama students to see Hampstead Theatre’s powerful play Firebird. Here she shares some of their responses to the play.
Actually seeing young people
How do we enable people who do not look the part to play their part?
Time travelling in south London: A trip through our archives
Our archives are a sort of Narnia, tucked away in an unassuming office building, housing a rich collection of stories.
New year, old problems
Traditionally a time for new beginnings, the new year doesn't always bring a change for children living in families where alcohol is part of daily life
Advent: Taking the leap
Aaron discusses life in and out of the care system and 'the huge difference' our work made in his life