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.
BenevoLent: Carry your cross with courage
Over Lent we’re offering weekly suggestions for prayer, action and reflection.
Teenage neglect: past, present and future
How The Children’s Society has worked with neglected teenagers for the past 132 years
Breaking Barriers: The funding challenge
Our new report highlights major changes to funding for early intervention services and we've produced an interactive map to breakdown the changes locally.
You can help vulnerable young people receive Christmas gifts
Our new project draws on the power of crowds to give everyone 'the power to transform a young person's life' - find out how you can get involved
New guidance for helping young runaways is useful but not perfect
As new guidance is reviewed, we need to ensure we understand young people's views
Calculating the cost of independent advocacy
Our new tools allow you to estimate the budget needed to provide advocacy - a valuable service - to young people in care.
Don't let disabled children pay the price of welfare reform: Sign petition
Will budget cuts be fair or will they disproportionately fall upon children and families most in need, pushing more families into poverty?