Families in Bradford now feeling Warm and Informed
The Warm and Informed project was launched in September 2014 as a partnership between Northern Gas Networks (NGN) and The Children’s Society, focusing on two low income areas
of Bradford. The project was intended to build on previous joint work by these organisations involving giving fuel poverty advice at children’s centres.
Quiz: The Budget or Star Wars?
Today, George Osborne delivers this year's budget announcement. Also, Star Wars.
Asking the Chancellor for better Budgeting for early help
There is an exceptionally strong case for public services to be based on the principle of intervening early to prevent problems from escalating.
Q and A video on Hampstead Theatre’s Firebird
Watch The Children’s Society staff in conversation with Firebird’s writer Phil Davies and Hampstead Theatre’s Artistic Director, Edward Hall
Securing therapeutic support for victims of sexual abuse
The damaging consequences of child sexual abuse is becoming increasingly apparent, affecting children’s mental health and placing them at greater risk of going missing, misusing substances or offending.
Writer of Firebird, Phil Davies, discusses the play
Our Seriously Awkward campaign to protect 16 and 17 year olds from exploitation is being backed by Hampstead Theatre, London with their play Firebird. Here we speak to the writer, Phil Davies, about the play.
Volunteering to facilitate the change that migrants need
Qabil talks about helping migrants and learning communication skills as a volunteer with us.
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.
The purpose of Lent is not Lent
Paula Gooder shares why she has reached this conclusion, and how it can help you to prepare us to celebrate at Easter the overwhelming love of God for all of us.
My work experience week at SCARPA by Rachel Ward
Fourteen-year-old Rachel Ward spent a week doing work experience at our SCARPA programme. Here she writes about what it was like.
How to support your child’s well-being: Learning
As part of our ground breaking research into the well-being of children, we have worked with nef* to find out what children can do to support their own well-being and how you can help
Giving back as a volunteer
This Student Volunteering Week we have been talking to some of our student volunteers to find out how they support the children and young people we work with. Olivia is a Psychology student at Manchester Metropolitan University who has been volunteering as a befriender with The Children’s Society.