You Have the Same 24 Hours as Beyonce
This Student Volunteer week we are showcasing what it is like to be a challenge leader for The Children's Society. Kannee has kindly shared her story.
Special night at the theatre with The Children’s Society for Firebird
We were thrilled to be joined by a group of famous faces for an exclusive performance of Firebird, followed by a special post-show Q and A alongside the artistic team.
Giving back as a volunteer
This Student Volunteering Week we have been talking to some of our student volunteers to find out how they support the children and young people we work with. Olivia is a Psychology student at Manchester Metropolitan University who has been volunteering as a befriender with The Children’s Society.
Improving my confidence with volunteering
I hope to by volunteering I can make a difference to a young person’s life.
Closing the gaps for young carers
Helen Leadbitter, operational manager of the Include Project and co-author of our new report looking at the support needs of young carers explains why we need to ask children about their caring roles to avoid them slipping through the cracks.
‘I didn’t know I was a young carer until I came to this service – you don’t really think about it'
Today we released our new report all about young carers like Bina. The report explores the challenges of identifying the support that can help them, and how we get a sense of how many young carers there are.
'We hope that our song will open people's eyes about runaways'
Ciara and Romany helped create an incredibly catchy song about young runaways' problems and the support they need
Handle with Care: Christian's story
Christian spent a day talking to the public about the importance of supporting young people who are placed away from home.
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
What we can do to stop child sexual exploitation
The 'industrial scale' sexual exploitation of children in England is in the news again. A review into serious failings in Oxfordshire found that at least 373 children were sexually abused and let down by the professionals there to protect them.
Meeting the needs of all children and families with disabilities
Our new report with Citizens Advice Bureau and Disability Rights UK is a key first step in ensuring the value of universal credit
Walking whatever the weather in support of The Children’s Society
On the wettest day of the month so far, a group of dedicated supporters embarked on an impressive 9 mile walk on the Surrey/Sussex border.