Seriously Awkward success!
After one year, lots of work and the help of 20,000 campaigners, we’ve achieved change
It may be controversial but…
'The Christmas period is often marked by a time of indulgence, after all it is a feast. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy healthy food as part of it'
Messages to the Minister
Care leavers delivered supporter's messages to the Minister for Vulnerable Children and Families on why the Government needs to help families from falling into debt
How Southbank Centre is bringing the hidden lives of young carers into the spotlight
WHY Festival will feature Hidden, a ground-breaking exhibition about young carers, as part of its partnership with The Children’s Society.
A mountain to climb
Our ambitious volunteer, Gavin, raises money climbing Mount Kilimanjaro
More help should be available for parents
National policy and local service provision must address the needs of families with teenagers.
‘We cannot have an unequal school life for children just because they can’t afford to pay for the terribly overpriced uniform’
This blog was written as part of The Children's Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes.
The journey of a care leaver
Young people leaving the care system are often left with limited support that can leave them in real risk of falling into debt and destitution. This blog looks at the support a British or settled young person will receive in their journey out of the care system.
'I want to prove to people that poverty is a big issue in England'
This blog was written as part of The Children's Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes