Becky: ‘Fighting for rights as a young carer has made me who I am’
Becky’s story and photograph are part of Hidden: England’s Invisible Young Carers, a compelling exhibition of photos and stories of some of the more than 166,000 young carers.
Jo Whiley: 'Being a young carer has made me the person I am' (audio)DJ and television presenter Jo Whiley, shares her experience of being a young carer
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
Our favourite #Scarfies so far
Help show some warmth to families in the debt trap - share your #Scarfie today
Poor insulation and high energy debts leave 2 million families in the cold
This week marks Cold Homes Week, which raises awareness of the difficulties faced by families across the country that struggle to heat their home. This is an issue that we also uncovered in our report Show Some Warmth, which examines the impact of energy debts on children and families.
Families are big winners from £74m for Local Welfare Assistance schemes
After months of campaigning, an extra £74m of funding has been awarded to councils to provide a vital safety net for families and vulnerable residents.
Home Office minister and young people meet in Peckham
Young people and our staff welcomed Jeremy Browne, MP and Home Office minister, to talk about our work
A commendation and skyrocketing blog stats
Our blog received a commendation at this year's Social Buzz Awards
Breaking Barriers: The funding challenge
Our new report highlights major changes to funding for early intervention services and we've produced an interactive map to breakdown the changes locally.
You can help vulnerable young people receive Christmas gifts
Our new project draws on the power of crowds to give everyone 'the power to transform a young person's life' - find out how you can get involved
Teenage neglect: past, present and future
How The Children’s Society has worked with neglected teenagers for the past 132 years
The Debt Trap exposes the impact that living with debt has on children
In support of our new report, Paul Blomfield MP shares a constiutent's story and emphasises the need to tackle problem debt