Jenny’s story: Escaping abuse
Neglect led Jenny into a downward spiral of substance abuse, until she eventually became suicidal.
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
I remember those days
Shakira Martin faced difficulty in her teenage years, and shares her story with us here.
The great value of advocacy for children in care
Many children in the care system tell us of experiences of powerlessness when decisions are made about their future - but advocates help change that
Behind the scenes at our eBay shop
What's it like to sell Angry Birds iPad cases, dog footies, video recording equipment, faucets and more on eBay? Our shop manager, David, lets us know
Refugee Week: Escaping and searching for peace
This week we celebrate Refugee Week and the young people who despite their own personal hardship have worked with us to help other young people to overcome poverty and neglect.