Seriously Awkward: Developing emotionally through adolescence
Young people are facing a number of challenges accessing mental health services, particularly 16 and 17 year olds.
Councils must tackle ‘poverty of well-being’ for children in care
Findings from our Good Childhood Report show children not living with their family have much lower well-being than their peers.
Seriously Awkward: Jemma's story
Jemma became suicidal after being exploited and turning to substance abuse. A social worker helped her back into education.
Lauren's story: Groomed and exploited
When she was 13, Lauren was targeted by men who groomed and sexually exploited her.
In London since 1881
We have supported vulnerable children and young people in London since our charity was founded in 1881.
What was the answer to our well-being quiz?
This weekend we asked what you think young people chose as the key factors on their well-being - here are your responses and the answer
Will the government’s plans deliver the best start in life for every child?
Enver Solomon, Policy Director at The Children's Society, shares his views on the government's new report and actions concerning families.
Giving a fuller picture of childhood poverty
Staff and families at one of our projects share their experiences with the government
'I’ve never had a more well-structured, clear and productive volunteer experience'
Passionate about children's rights and well-being, Matt writes of his time in our volunteering team
The links between well-being and mental health
Following the publication of this year's Good Childhood Report, here we look further at the links between well-being and mental health for young people.
From life-threatening accident to cycling 100 miles for charity
David Ayre, our Policy Officer, was involved in a serious car accident that threatened his life last year. Remarkably he is now planning a 100 mile charity bike ride - and he’s still not given up hope of a place in Great Britain’s 2016 Olympic team.