The most rewarding experience I've had
Children in care often lack consistent adult support, leaving them vulnerable to further neglect or abuse, but our volunteer independent visitor scheme matches a trained adult with a child in care
Thousands of children cut off from justice
Our new report reveals that since removing legal aid access for immigration cases, many children are being forced to resolve their immigration issues on their own or are avoiding the issues altogether.
I threw the perfect Summer Celebration
Like most British summer days when you choose to hold an outdoor event, it dawned cloudy, windy and miserable. Shooting up a rapid prayer, I set my sights on the mountain of potato salad, coleslaw and chocolate roulade that demanded my attention.
Holding a Summer Celebration for The Children’s Society was a first for me. Being new to the charity and hearing some of the stories from children who had suffered such hardship made me think, You know what, OK. Yes, I could do that.
'I want to prove to people that poverty is a big issue in England'
This blog was written as part of The Children's Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes.
A Seriously Awkward age?
Thousands of 16 and 17 year olds are being let down by inconsistencies in the law, left without the same basic protections as younger children. Our quiz will help you find out which laws treat 16 and 17 year olds as a child and in which cases they’re seen as adults.
Billions of reasons families with children bear the burden of the summer budget
While some policies in yesterday’s budget were welcome, such as increases in the minimum wage, gains from these will be heavily outweighed by reductions in other support for low income families, including working families.
I’m running 26.2 miles because what we do changes lives
Damian Allen, our Director of Children and Families, tells us why he’s taking on his hardest challenge yet to raise £10,000 for children living in poverty
Developing online with smartphone traffic in mind
Our Direct Marketing Manager explains goals behind our new online resource, and why it is as mobile friendly as possible
Calling on government to consider children's rights
Thousands of vulnerable children, young people and families will have no way of getting legal advice or representation to help resolve their problems.
What we told MPs about how to tackle grooming in a local area
In the wake of shocking stories of child sexual exploitation, we go to parliament to share knowledge about protecting and supporting young people.
Tuning in to this year's Young Carers Festival
Although tickets to this year's festival are gone, there are many ways to get involved and support young carers