Recognising when teenagers need protection
Research shows that 16 and 17 year olds are at serious risk of neglect, but the law needs to catch up.
How one church makes a difference
Parishioners from St Hilda’s church in the West Midlands save their spare change for The Children’s Society.
What word describes being a 16 and 17 year old?
What word do young people use? What word would you choose?
The most rewarding experience I've had
Children in care often lack consistent adult support, leaving them vulnerable to further neglect or abuse, but our volunteer independent visitor scheme matches a trained adult with a child in care
Thousands of children cut off from justice
Our new report reveals that since removing legal aid access for immigration cases, many children are being forced to resolve their immigration issues on their own or are avoiding the issues altogether.
I threw the perfect Summer Celebration
Like most British summer days when you choose to hold an outdoor event, it dawned cloudy, windy and miserable. Shooting up a rapid prayer, I set my sights on the mountain of potato salad, coleslaw and chocolate roulade that demanded my attention.
Holding a Summer Celebration for The Children’s Society was a first for me. Being new to the charity and hearing some of the stories from children who had suffered such hardship made me think, You know what, OK. Yes, I could do that.
'Interning has been a fun and worthwhile experience'
Volunteer Interns Sumayyah and Trudie share their experiences of interning with us.
Highlights of 2015
We have achieved a lot over the past year thanks to your support.
Here are some of the highlights from a fantastic year.
How can we prevent a repeat of the recent rioting in England?
We must strengthen communities by involving children and young people, listening to their opinions and protecting intergenerational projects from budget cuts.
Pancake day: Your pictures
Yesterday, we asked our Twitter followers to share pictures of their Pancake Day delights. Here are some of the best, and the lucky winner is announced.
Meet Monica Foss, Fundraising Intern
Monica Foss is an American intern who will be blogging about her experiences of London and the work she does with us to make a difference.