Care leavers struggle with council tax debts
'Every day, my work shows me how important it is to raise awareness of the challenges care leavers face as they leave the care system, particularly with money and avoiding debt.'
Abu – An award-winning inspiration
Abu Alamer, 21, from Coventry, receive an award at Over the Rainbow for his outstanding contribution to helping other young refugees who have been forced to flee their country.
The end of Lent and my BenevoLent challenge
Fantastic resources to engage your church in praying, giving and acting for vulnerable young people this Lent are now available.
BenevoLent has ended this year but you can still support our work - find out how today.
Hooray we made it! My BenevoLent challenge is over and Easter is here at long last.
Perfect recipes for an Easter Bake and Brew
With Easter just around the corner, The Children Society's resident baker Owain shares some of his recipes and tips for a perfect Bake and Brew.
'I’ve always been a keen baker, especially when I’ve got some free time on the weekends. To celebrate the run up to Easter I made Simnel cakes as well as chocolate Easter nests. Many hands make light work, so I got my nephew involved in the baking to celebrate this special and reflective time of year.
Volunteering has been a totally invaluable experience
Jasmine shares her experiences volunteering with our policy team
'They've never had it so good'? The reality of child poverty
This month, Nick Harding reflects on child poverty in our country, where more than 3 million children live in poverty
Archbishop Justin Welby welcomes us to Advent
This year, Archbishop Welby joins a fantastic team of Advent calendar contributors to remind us that ‘for the children. . . it can seem like endless waiting – like days of sitting in an aeroplane without getting closer to our destination.’
Advent: The cracks between our certainty
Are you too busy to read this today? Certain that you are the most busy person around? Just for a minute, Simon Parke helps us to look beyond that certainty.
'The young people we work with are incredible and have so much to offer'
During Refugee Week, Shohana from our Oxford programme answered our questions about what it is like to work with young refugees