Addressing obesity through school meals
We recommend that the Government explore whether any proceeds from a sugar tax could be reinvested in the provision of healthy free school meals for low income families.
Volunteering has kept my mind and body active
Volunteer Award Winner Edna Andrews talks about her role in one of our shops.
A decade of well-being research
Our well-being research programme has been running for over a decade. We’ve achieved a lot over the years.
Young people enduring long waiting times for urgent mental health care
The Prime Minister's announcement today is welcome but for the young people we work with, changes may be a long time away
5 ways to fundraise for Tough n Buff
Find out how to get the most of your fitness challenge by raising vital funds for vulnerable children
Further cuts to legal aid to affect some of the most vulnerable children
Legal aid helps the poorest challenge decisions that affect their lives, but cuts to the system threaten to harm children and families
Looking back at the London Olympics
Soon we’ll be celebrating the start of the Rio Olympics Games and over in The Children’s Society offices we can’t help but get nostalgic...
Advent: Stop payday loan ads with our ‘Ready Teddy’ campaign
Christmas in particular is a time when families might face financial struggles. We have been campaigning to stop payday loan adverts from being shown during children’s TV shows. Watch our video today, and find out why this is a problem for many families.
Keeping children and teachers aware of sexual exploitation
Sarah Wells is a practitioner in our Lancashire service, Street Safe. She specialises in working with schools to deliver awareness raising sessions.
Here she answers some of our questions about her work.
Advent: 'Let today be a day we join in with all the earth with a boogie of joy for God'
Today, Pádraig finds beauty in the brokenness and purpose in the most mundane of everyday objects.