New funding announced for children’s mental health services
Every day our services work with many children whose well-being and mental health are affected by issues they face, such as abuse, neglect and substance misuse. With long waiting times for services and high thresholds for mental health assessments, these children often miss out on the vital support that would enable them to move successfully into adulthood.
A missing children register will help police and young runaways
By including a missing children register in tomorrow’s budget announcement, the Chancellor would provide better support when a child goes missing
From our headquarters to the Houses of Parliament to a school in Lewisham
Sasha, a work experience student, talks about what it was like to spend two weeks completing her work experience with us.
Invest in tackling child sexual exploitation
During tomorrow’s budget announcement, the Chancellor should underline the Government’s commitment to tackling CSE
Inspiring stories at Over the Rainbow
Children plan and lead our annual Over the Rainbow event, dedicated to highlighting children’s accomplishments
'I have gained valuable experience of working with looked after children'
Issy volunteers one-to-one with a looked after young person, enabling her to participate in fun activities such as rock climbing.
We're live-tweeting the Chancellor's budget announcement
How will the Chancellor's new budget affect children and families? Follow us on Twitter.
Why Emma Ball supports The Children’s Society
Artist and designer Emma Ball has been supporting our work since 2010. Here she tells us why we’re so close to her heart.
This year's Young Carers Festival was a hit
Thank you for attending this year's festival, and for supporting young carers
Yay! Thanks for supporting our blog [updated]
Update: For the second year in a row, we won a commendation - effectively second place - in Social Buzz Awards' best blog category.
The state of support for families seeking protection in the UK
Around 20,000 people, including unaccompanied children, seek asylum in the UK. The level of support they receive is being discussed in parliament