Care leavers struggle with council tax debts
'Every day, my work shows me how important it is to raise awareness of the challenges care leavers face as they leave the care system, particularly with money and avoiding debt.'
Abu – An award-winning inspiration
Abu Alamer, 21, from Coventry, receive an award at Over the Rainbow for his outstanding contribution to helping other young refugees who have been forced to flee their country.
The end of Lent and my BenevoLent challenge
Fantastic resources to engage your church in praying, giving and acting for vulnerable young people this Lent are now available.
BenevoLent has ended this year but you can still support our work - find out how today.
Hooray we made it! My BenevoLent challenge is over and Easter is here at long last.
Perfect recipes for an Easter Bake and Brew
With Easter just around the corner, The Children Society's resident baker Owain shares some of his recipes and tips for a perfect Bake and Brew.
'I’ve always been a keen baker, especially when I’ve got some free time on the weekends. To celebrate the run up to Easter I made Simnel cakes as well as chocolate Easter nests. Many hands make light work, so I got my nephew involved in the baking to celebrate this special and reflective time of year.
Lords support our changes to the law that 'naming' children is 'shaming'
Yesterday, peers voiced their support for changes we proposed to stop the ‘naming and shaming’ of children involved in anti-social behaviour
Preparing for my 10k time-trial torture
He's good on a bike but for Henry Rowling running is a different matter, as he explains the aches he's enduring to support our work.
Bad traffic: Please support Anti-Slavery Day
Children are trafficked into and around the UK daily. Anti-Slavery Day draws awareness to these young people's plight, explains policy officer Natalie Williams.
Righteousness and equity
The characterisation of people living in poverty as lazy is deeply unbiblical.
We need to end 'failed policy' that makes young people vulnerable
For Young People Seeking Safety Week, Ilona Pinter addresses destitution as a serious concern and explains steps to address the problem.