Young Carer’s Festival 2016
The Young Carers Festival is a chance for young people to take a break from their caring responsibilities and have fun. This year Melissa tells us about the weekend.
Lone children on the move
From today local authorities will be able to transfer responsibility formally to other local authorities. We must make sure that these young people have access to the legal support they need.
Together we did it
We’ve got some exciting news. A year ago we launched our first local campaign ‘Handle With Care’. Today we’re back in Greater Manchester meeting to celebrate its success.
EU Referendum: Brexit and young people
Now the EU referendum debate is over, we're taking stock as to what this might mean for children and young people. While there are immediate, profound changes unfolding before us, in reality, many implications for children won’t be known or play out for some time.
Hidden at Henley Festival - giving young carers a brighter future
Henley Festival are hosting our Hidden photography exhibition to raise awareness about young carers.
Children’s experiences of their local area are vital to their well-being
Our latest Good Childhood report has found that how children see their local area is clearly linked to their well-being.
Mapped: The extent of sexual crimes against children in England and Wales
New data reveals the extent of sexual crimes committed against children in the past year
Advent: Five ways to well-being for children and teenagers
The Children’s Society asked thousands of children and teenagers about what makes them happy. Here we provide simple, straightforward advice on five ways to well-being for children and teenagers.
The needs of destitute migrant children going unmet
Our new report exposes the destitution, exploitation and risks faced by children and their families who do not have access to mainstream benefits.
Help make the Children and Social Work Bill work for children and young people
We can improve the bill, the biggest shake up of the care system in a generation.