'Volunteering empowers me in ways I would never have thought possible'
Devoted volunteer Mags found volunteering helped her battle depression and gain confidence to read and sing in front of parents, carers and children
Get involved in Volunteers' Week: 30-hour activities
If you have 30 hours, we have three options for ways to get involved and support our work
'Quite simply, it is an amazing place to volunteer'
One of our dedicated supporters, Gary has grown confident in his public speaking skills and raised money to help children
'Volunteering with The Children’s Society has met and exceeded my expectations'
Rod, our archiving volunteer, is tracing our evolution and development, from the children's homes (which we no longer operate) to our family centres
Get involved in Volunteers Week: 30-minute activities
If you have half an hour, we have three easy options for ways to get involved and support our work
Benefits Street and 10 facts about childhood poverty
Because this week's episode of the Channel 4 series focused on parents and families we decided to share some facts about children living in poverty
Don’t punish children for being children
Why we’re supporting a petition calling on the government to keep the existing definition of anti-social behaviour
Nick Clegg: ‘An extra 1.3 million infants are benefitting from free school meals’
The deputy prime minister praises our ‘excellent campaign’ in support of free school meals for infants
Our Advent blog
The season of Advent is both counter-cultural and challenging. We introduce our Advent blog with a prayer by Paula Gooder and a reflection of the season
Young people 'take over' The Children's Society
Young people from our projects in London saw how our organisation works and 'took over' our policy team last Friday.