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.
Coordinate an international adventure 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. Max is a student who has been volunteering at Loughborough University to help students aiming to climb the Morocco High Atlas Mountains to fundraise for us.
Henley Festival will help thousands of young carers
Our exciting new partnership with Henley Festival will provide crucial funds to support thousands of children who care for their family members.
Introducing Teagan Seeley, Digital Intern
Teagan has been a big part of our digital team for the past several weeks - here, she shares her experiences and time in London so far
Helping runaway children stay safe - the work of Safe in the City
Elaine Hindal talks about her recent visit to our Safe in the City programme in Manchester that supports young runaways.
Our support workers take fundraising to new heights
Lizzie, below right, shares her plan to skydive 15,000 feet with her colleague Leonie in support of our work - please donate
The right to private and family life protects vulnerable children too
As the home secretary spoke of a new immigration bill, she focused on the 'right to respect for private and family life', which matters to us all