The Great British Bake Off inspired our office Bake and Brew
With The Great British Bake Off in full swing, The Children’s Society colleagues have been inspired to get creative in the kitchen to raise funds for our Bake and Brew campaign.
16 and 17 year olds at risk
Our recent Seriously Awkward report shows that young people may feel under pressure to make choices that can jeopardise their future.
Charlie’s story: My life as a young carer
Charlie, aged 19, has cared for his mum since he was 4 years old. Watch him talk about life as a young carer and his involvement with our Young Carers in Focus project
We need to listen to 16 and 17 year olds in care
An advocate in our Havering Advocacy Service explains how her work with many 16 and 17 year olds having housing problems relates to our new report, 'On your own now'
The risks of unsuitable accommodation for older teenagers
Our new report On Your Own Now examines the experiences of 16 and 17 year olds who cannot live at home with their families. These teenagers live in accommodation provided by their local council to prepare them for living independently as an adult.
From life-threatening accident to cycling 100 miles for charity
David Ayre, our Policy Officer, was involved in a serious car accident that threatened his life last year. Remarkably he is now planning a 100 mile charity bike ride - and he’s still not given up hope of a place in Great Britain’s 2016 Olympic team.
The role and future of Sure Start children's centres
Our first early years policy conference featured Polly Toynbee of The Guardian, and workshops led by government officials and our staff.
Introducing Stefan Van Houwe, Fundraising Intern
Stefan will write about his experiences with us and the insights he gains working with our fundraising team
Will International Romani Day draw attention to Europe's largest minority population?
As we address child poverty, we must ensure that we don’t exclude Roma children, who are some of the most marginalised.
BenevoLent: I'm giving up sugar for Lent
Today, Lorna tells us what she is giving up for our BenevoLent campaign.