BenevoLent: Here is your mother
On Mothering Sunday, author Cathy Westby celebrates many forms of family.
Helping to keep children safe in Lancashire
Our Street Safe project in Lancashire, funded by Comic Relief, supports children at risk of sexual exploitation and those who have run away
BenevoLent: When temptation gets to be too much
Today, Lorna talks about the challenges she has faced during Lent and what she has done to keep herself on track.
BenevoLent: Prophetic actions
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection on the gospel passages.
What we can do to stop child sexual exploitation
The 'industrial scale' sexual exploitation of children in England is in the news again. A review into serious failings in Oxfordshire found that at least 373 children were sexually abused and let down by the professionals there to protect them.
Lent: Poverty of relationship
Whatever the reason, a parent's presence can provide deep levels of reassurance, writes Krish Kandiah of the Home for Good campaign
Refugee Week: Escaping and searching for peace
This week we celebrate Refugee Week and the young people who despite their own personal hardship have worked with us to help other young people to overcome poverty and neglect.
'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
Crucial opportunity missed to lift refugee children out of poverty
The government has failed to increase asylum support rates, leaving over 10,000 asylum-seeking children in poverty.
'Sometimes children do not have anyone who really cares for them and so I want to help them'
Before she takes part in the Lite@Nite kids triathlon this Sunday, Bryony explains the big reasons why she’ll be swimming, cycling and running
'The resilience of young people is exceptional and inspiring'
During Refugee Week, Katie from our Manchester project answered our questions about what it is like to work with young refugees