Recognising when teenagers need protection
Research shows that 16 and 17 year olds are at serious risk of neglect, but the law needs to catch up.
How one church makes a difference
Parishioners from St Hilda’s church in the West Midlands save their spare change for The Children’s Society.
What word describes being a 16 and 17 year old?
What word do young people use? What word would you choose?
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.
Lunch time: New food plan backs calls for more free school meals
Citing our research, an independent group calls on the government to ensure all children can access good food in schools - help make the recommendations stick
Why is it impossible to escape The Poverty Trap?
If you've played our new online game, there's a good chance you've fallen into The Poverty Trap. Our policy adviser explains why.
Video: 'We just needed someone on our side'
What are debt's effects on children? Watch our new campaign video and share it with your friends
The Debt Trap exposes the impact that living with debt has on children
In support of our new report, Paul Blomfield MP shares a constiutent's story and emphasises the need to tackle problem debt
'I am here today to talk to you about why young people run away'
A young person we work with shares her story in advance of International Missing Children's Day
'We need to do better together for the most vulnerable in our society: children'
Reflections from our Family Business consultation event from participant Maxine Room, Principal and Chief Executive, Lewisham College.