Get involved in Volunteers' Week: 30-day activities
We have three options for ways to get involved and support our work, ideally suited for 30 days
'Volunteering empowers me in ways I would never have thought possible'
Devoted volunteer Mags found volunteering helped her battle depression and gain confidence to read and sing in front of parents, carers and children
Get involved in Volunteers' Week: 30-hour activities
If you have 30 hours, we have three options for ways to get involved and support our work
'Quite simply, it is an amazing place to volunteer'
One of our dedicated supporters, Gary has grown confident in his public speaking skills and raised money to help children
'Volunteering with The Children’s Society has met and exceeded my expectations'
Rod, our archiving volunteer, is tracing our evolution and development, from the children's homes (which we no longer operate) to our family centres
Advent: What does Jesus look like?
Sam Donoghue takes a further look into the importance of listening to what children have to say
Forcing landlords to check immigration status could make children and families homeless
New government proposals might cause children and families to be refused accommodation.
Asylum support inquiry report instigates parliamentary pressure for change
At a debate in parliament, MPs and ministers address low levels of asylum support for young people and their families.
Jo Joyner supports our Big Summer DO
'I'm encouraging people to do their bit this summer by holding a Big Summer DO, to help support disadvantaged children'
Nick Clegg: ‘An extra 1.3 million infants are benefitting from free school meals’
The deputy prime minister praises our ‘excellent campaign’ in support of free school meals for infants
Boys don’t cry? Young men can be victims of sexual exploitation, too
Our project in Lancashire recently hosted an event focusing on the under-addressed problem of sexually exploited boys and young men