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
Catching the charity bug
Lauren Devereux visits a young people's awards programme and finds the children's exuberance inspiring.
Celebrating change for young carers
After more than a decade of campaigning, young carers, MPs, practioners joined together to celebrate a major legislative change
Supporting the whole squad
Our SCARPA programme helps to protect Britain's vulnerable young people
'Volunteering with The Children’s Society has met and exceeded my expectations'
Rod, our archiving volunteer, is tracing our evolution and development, from the children's homes (which we no longer operate) to our family centres
Advent: Wishing you a very merry Christmas!
Christmas is here! We hope that you have enjoyed the journey through Advent as much as we have.
It’s not consent, its sexual exploitation
While 16 and 17 year olds can legally consent to sex in healthy relationships, there is nothing healthy or normal about being coerced or groomed and made to submit to sexual acts.