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.
Walking whatever the weather in support of The Children’s Society
On the wettest day of the month so far, a group of dedicated supporters embarked on an impressive 9 mile walk on the Surrey/Sussex border.
Emma's toy library offers children exciting new play opportunities
Toy Librarian Emma is busy setting up a new toy library as part of our internship programme.
‘They never gave up… I really needed that.’
Join us praying for children who feel they have no option but to run away.
Challenging child sexual exploitation
The Home Affairs Select Committee launched a new report yesterday on child sexual exploitation, and its recommendations are sound
Why human rights are vital for young people in the care system
Today, on Human Rights Day, we celebrate how our Human Rights Act gives young people a voice, ensuring the power of public authorities does not go unchecked.
'A challenge I entered with more enthusiasm and hope than logic'
Not only did Kate from our fundraising team ride 100 miles last Sunday, she wrote a fantastic story about it - have a look and join us for next year's ride