16 and 17 year olds are caught between childhood and adulthood
Our new Seriously Awkward campaign calls for better protection for vulnerable 16-17 year olds. You may wonder what protections these teenagers need.
Luke's story: Something isn't quite right
The most vulnerable 16 and 17 year olds are falling through the cracks between childhood and adulthood, simply because of their age. Our Seriously Awkward campaign aims to change that.
Abolishing child poverty targets masks true extent of in-work poverty
Whilst there are many factors that contribute to families falling into and becoming trapped in poverty, the ability to maintain a reasonable standard of living and afford essentials is at the heart of the matter.
I knew how hard caring was for an adult, and I wanted to show people how hard it could be for a child
Author Anne Booth's new book Dog Ears features a young carer, and we spoke to her in recognition of this year's Young Carers Festival
Thank you, Emma Ball
For three years Emma Ball Ltd, a Nottinghamshire-based design company, has supported our work selling Christmas cards and gifts. Here we ask Emma to reflect on how the partnership has gone and why she got involved.
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.
BenevoLent: I'm giving up sugar for Lent
Today, Lorna tells us what she is giving up for our BenevoLent campaign.
'I talk about The Children’s Society and usually get very positive responses'
David shares his experiences volunteering as a volunteer speaker and becoming the Diocesan President for Liverpool
'Go faster, Daddy': Training for the RideLondon-Surrey 100
As he prepares for the 100-mile cycle ride from London to Surrey, Chris shares how his children keep him motivated
Runaway children need better support
A troubling new Ofsted report echoes our findings about low levels of support for young runaways
Meet our young trustees: Imogen
One of our young trustees tells us about her role, what she does and why she feels it is important