Jenny’s story: Escaping abuse
Neglect led Jenny into a downward spiral of substance abuse, until she eventually became suicidal.
Finding out how I could help
Serena Gay used her expertise as a voice over artist to train volunteer speakers.
Recognising when teenagers need protection
Research shows that 16 and 17 year olds are at serious risk of neglect, but the law needs to catch up.
How one church makes a difference
Parishioners from St Hilda’s church in the West Midlands save their spare change for The Children’s Society.
What word describes being a 16 and 17 year old?
What word do young people use? What word would you choose?
The most rewarding experience I've had
Children in care often lack consistent adult support, leaving them vulnerable to further neglect or abuse, but our volunteer independent visitor scheme matches a trained adult with a child in care
Lent: The poverty of choice
As Lent begins, use Benevolent, our app that shows the benefit of sacrificing for Lent, and Janet Morley reflects on what Lent means
Volunteers' Week: 'The skills and experience you can get out of it are just brilliant'
A-level student Lily shares her experiences volunteering at our headquarters over the past 18 months
Shining the justice of God
How are we called to shine the light and warmth of the justice of God?
Watch last month's 32 blog posts in 32 seconds
Well, you can watch *images* from last month's blogs in just over half a minute, and find links to great stories from young people, volunteers and more
'It can get so cold that when the heating isn’t on you can see your breath'
This winter, two million families – with 3.8 million children – are struggling to pay their energy bills. For more than half of these families (1.3 million), at one point or another, this struggle has become too much and they have fallen behind on their bills. Tania, shares how her family is caught in a debt trap.