Finding out how I could help
Serena Gay used her expertise as a voice over artist to train volunteer speakers.
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.
'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
Welcome to Volunteers' Week
This week, we are expressing our gratitude to our fantastic volunteers
Use our map to find your local welfare assistance scheme
Search by postcode to find your local authority's scheme to replace community care grants and crisis loans for general living expenses
Gathering and sharing data on young people who run away from care
'Until it is known what is going on in local areas, no one can understand the issues or effectively intervene in the lives of these vulnerable children'
Giving parents a voice on child poverty policy
We can develop a more effective view of child poverty by listening to families' experiences.
Councils must tackle ‘poverty of well-being’ for children in care
Findings from our Good Childhood Report show children not living with their family have much lower well-being than their peers.