Project worker Liz talks about her work in Torquay
Today, Liz Hawkins talks about her role as a project worker and supporting Jenny, a girl who suffered appalling physical abuse at the hands of her stepmother.
Jan Sayer works with young people at risk of homelessness and their families to try and find a solution which will allow them to stay at home
Delivered: Final notice for energy companies
We delivered 6,378 petitions telling the companies to show some warmth to families and children in energy debt
BenevoLent: A new life
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages.
BenevoLent: The top five things people gave up for Lent, 2009-15
We compiled data from the past seven years to tally the top five things people have given up for Lent.
Charities and the Lobbying Act: 'What do you mean I can't wear red, blue or yellow?'
With less than 100 days to go before the next general election, our Director of Campaigns, Policy and Research looks at the Lobbying Act and its implications for charities
The many values of befriending
Being a befriender can make a huge difference in a young person's life, writes a volunteer at our LEAP programme in Leeds.
'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
Do you agree that 700,000 children in poverty should receive free school meals?
The new School Food Plan recognises that 700k children from low income working families miss free school meals - we need to make sure they get those meals
What matters to children is as important as what matters to adults
Although the government has seen children as passive objects of study for too long, there have been some encouraging indications of changing attitudes.
Are you a university student? Apply to join our scheme with the IoF
For university students wanting to gain invaluable experience as fundraisers, we've created a new scheme with the Institute in Fundraising