Helping London’s children and teenagers at their most vulnerable
This month we are launching our new way of working in London, setting out our new hub of services to tackle the exceptional and growing risks facing London’s children and teenagers.
16 and 17 year olds are caught between childhood and adulthood
Our new Seriously Awkward campaign calls for better protection for vulnerable 16-17 year olds. You may wonder what protections these teenagers need.
Luke's story: Something isn't quite right
The most vulnerable 16 and 17 year olds are falling through the cracks between childhood and adulthood, simply because of their age. Our Seriously Awkward campaign aims to change that.
Abolishing child poverty targets masks true extent of in-work poverty
Whilst there are many factors that contribute to families falling into and becoming trapped in poverty, the ability to maintain a reasonable standard of living and afford essentials is at the heart of the matter.
I knew how hard caring was for an adult, and I wanted to show people how hard it could be for a child
Author Anne Booth's new book Dog Ears features a young carer, and we spoke to her in recognition of this year's Young Carers Festival
Thank you, Emma Ball
For three years Emma Ball Ltd, a Nottinghamshire-based design company, has supported our work selling Christmas cards and gifts. Here we ask Emma to reflect on how the partnership has gone and why she got involved.
Henley Festival proud to support The Children’s Society
Charlotte Geeves, Chief Executive of Henley Festival, explains how the partnership with The Children’s Society will make a difference to young carers.
'Interning has been a fun and worthwhile experience'
Volunteer Interns Sumayyah and Trudie share their experiences of interning with us.
How Henley Festival is bringing the hidden lives of young carers into the spotlight
Henley Festival will feature Hidden, a ground-breaking exhibition about young carers, as part of its partnership with The Children’s Society.
Christingle is our new Christmas tradition
A fun Christingle service filled with carols, nativity plays and a fancy dress competition inspired Jayne to start a new family tradition
Sarah Maxwell: 'Tough n Buff is uniquely placed to get you on the road to fitness'
In support of our new 30-day fitness challenge, fitness expert Sarah Maxwell writes about why she supports the challenge, and how exercise and volunteering changed her life.