A dark day for families fleeing war and persecution
Drastic cuts to support for asylum seekers are forcing families to live on just £5 a day.
Jenny’s story: Escaping abuse
Neglect led Jenny into a downward spiral of substance abuse, until she eventually became suicidal.
Finding out how I could help
Serena Gay used her expertise as a voice over artist to train volunteer speakers.
Recognising when teenagers need protection
Research shows that 16 and 17 year olds are at serious risk of neglect, but the law needs to catch up.
How one church makes a difference
Parishioners from St Hilda’s church in the West Midlands save their spare change for The Children’s Society.
BenevoLent: My journey so far
10 days in, Lorna checks in with an update on her giving up sugar for Lent.
New guidance won’t protect children from payday loan adverts
Thousands of you joined us in saying payday loan adverts can trivialise the seriousness of taking out a loan, and we have a partial response from the advertising watchdog - plus other campaign news
Net result: The importance of a safety net for disadvantaged young people
If the government intends to take the welfare system through another fundamental overhaul, we must ensure that young people do not slip through the net.
Are you what we’re looking for?
We are looking for people who are passionate about making a difference to children’s lives to join our network of local campaigners.
Dressing as a dinner lady at Labour party conference
Our policy officer Laura dresses as a dinner lady and quizzes MPs, building support for our Fair and Square campaign
How can we prevent a repeat of the recent rioting in England?
We must strengthen communities by involving children and young people, listening to their opinions and protecting intergenerational projects from budget cuts.