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.
Reviewing children's journeys through the asylum process
Our Policy Advisor Ilona Pinter explains the importance of our new report on young people's journeys through the UK asylum process
My week as a refugee and migrant service manager
Elli Free reflects on her first week with us and reveals the hardships facing child refugees in the UK today
Helping children and families in the same situation I was in
A volunteer speaks about her experiences working with the Stars National Iniative project
How Southbank Centre is bringing the hidden lives of young carers into the spotlight
WHY Festival will feature Hidden, a ground-breaking exhibition about young carers, as part of its partnership with The Children’s Society.
Telethon raises over £50,000 for child refugees
The Guardian and Observer's telethon raises more than £50,000 in aid of refugee children
Our work on the frontline
We interviewed Karen, one of our practitioners working with young girls that go missing, to find out more about the issues that young people face and why she is proud to work with us