Protecting children from payday loan adverts
Watch our spoof payday loan video highlighting the irresponsible nature of payday loan adverts
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.
Be BenevoLent this Lent
Giving up something for Lent can mean that you stay motivated and help vulnerable children
Make a resolution to get tough this year
Each January, millions of us resolve to change things about ourselves in the coming year.
What word describes being a 16 and 17 year old?
What word do young people use? What word would you choose?
Seriously Awkward: Jemma's story
Jemma became suicidal after being exploited and turning to substance abuse. A social worker helped her back into education.
Graduating to become a volunteer
This week, Juanita became a volunteer at our Disability Advocacy Programme, the first young person to do so at the project
Singing at the Young Carers Festival was one of the most amazing experiences of my life
'I wrote Shy to Be Human about a part of my life that I have both struggled with and have been blessed by'