Protecting children from sexual exploitation is everyone’s business
In a blog for Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day, policy officer Richard Crellin considers why it is important that everyone understands how children can be better protected from child sexual exploitation.
West End kids Bake and Brew for Easter
Dance-school founder Jessica Elliot speaks about her inspiration to help young people and why she is supporting Bake and Brew with her dance students this year.
A budget for the next generation?
The Chancellor talked about acting now rather than paying later, yet this budget missed opportunities to do so.
Families in Bradford now feeling Warm and Informed
The Warm and Informed project was launched in September 2014 as a partnership between Northern Gas Networks (NGN) and The Children’s Society, focusing on two low income areas
of Bradford. The project was intended to build on previous joint work by these organisations involving giving fuel poverty advice at children’s centres.
Quiz: The Budget or Star Wars?
Today, George Osborne delivers this year's budget announcement. Also, Star Wars.
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.
Grants help Captain Ketchup, Mrs Tagliatelle and others make childhood better
Claudia Moynihan reports on one of our first projects to receive a grant for a local community project, and that more funds are available.
VE Day: Protecting children during World War Two
In commemoration of 70 years since the end of the Second World War in Europe, our archives team looks at our 127 war nurseries, which protected 6,788 children during the war
A child psychologist’s view of that Seriously Awkward age
The notion that 16 and 17 year olds can look after themselves means that their vulnerability is often overlooked.
The struggle between light and darkness
Candles symbolise the struggle between light and darkness, reminding us that as followers of Jesus we are called to be lights, shining in the darkness
Young carer champion interviews the CEO of Henley Festival
Find out what happened when Melissa interviewed Charlotte about The Children’s Society and Henley Festival working in partnership to help young carers.