The Great British Bake Off inspired our office Bake and Brew
With The Great British Bake Off in full swing, The Children’s Society colleagues have been inspired to get creative in the kitchen to raise funds for our Bake and Brew campaign.
16 and 17 year olds at risk
Our recent Seriously Awkward report shows that young people may feel under pressure to make choices that can jeopardise their future.
Charlie’s story: My life as a young carer
Charlie, aged 19, has cared for his mum since he was 4 years old. Watch him talk about life as a young carer and his involvement with our Young Carers in Focus project
We need to listen to 16 and 17 year olds in care
An advocate in our Havering Advocacy Service explains how her work with many 16 and 17 year olds having housing problems relates to our new report, 'On your own now'
The risks of unsuitable accommodation for older teenagers
Our new report On Your Own Now examines the experiences of 16 and 17 year olds who cannot live at home with their families. These teenagers live in accommodation provided by their local council to prepare them for living independently as an adult.
An interactive look at young carers' lives
While census data reveals a spike in the number of young carers our report highlights the families young people behind the numbers
Today’s heating-support announcement is a big step forward
While today’s news is good, it is vital the Government makes the Warm Home Discount automatically available to all families with children who are living in poverty
One small ‘thank you’ can make a world of difference
Dave Farris reflects on thankfulness, helping us to show appreciation for those who give of themselves in order that others might flourish.
We never say ‘not now’ to children and young people
Our head of community participation, Jim, explains how a rediscovered children’s storybook got him thinking about our ground-breaking work on children’s well-being and mental health.
What are you giving up for Lent?
Fantastic resources to engage your church in praying, giving and acting for vulnerable young people this Lent are now available.
BenevoLent has ended this year but you can still support our work - find out how today.
Lent begins on Wednesday. Are you giving up anything?
The new benefit cap – will children end up paying the price?
With the new benefit cap set to cost some of the UK’s poorest households up to £260 a month, we are concerned that children and young people will end up paying the price for the Government’s attempts to balance the books.