Improving my confidence with volunteering
I hope to by volunteering I can make a difference to a young person’s life.
Closing the gaps for young carers
Helen Leadbitter, operational manager of the Include Project and co-author of our new report looking at the support needs of young carers explains why we need to ask children about their caring roles to avoid them slipping through the cracks.
‘I didn’t know I was a young carer until I came to this service – you don’t really think about it'
Today we released our new report all about young carers like Bina. The report explores the challenges of identifying the support that can help them, and how we get a sense of how many young carers there are.
Coordinate an international adventure as a volunteer
This Student Volunteering Week we have been talking to some of our student volunteers to find out how they support the children and young people we work with. Max is a student who has been volunteering at Loughborough University to help students aiming to climb the Morocco High Atlas Mountains to fundraise for us.
Firebird- it’s not just a story
Firebird has recently become the first play about child sexual exploitation to run on the West End. However, the traumatic story is not just a story. Read how our direct support and campaigns work has been fighting to prevent stories like these from happening.
Mapped: Families that will be affected by four-year benefit freeze
The current and previous Government have introduced a wide range of measures that will affect family incomes up to 2020. In some cases, these will increase household incomes. In other cases they will significantly reduce them.
Handle with Care: helping young people in the care system
Rob Kippen, a Children’s Rights Officer in Oldham looks at some of the hard decisions young people in care have to face and how we're helping them.
Join our #Caroloke campaign
Show your Christmas spirit and have fun with friends and family by sharing a video of you singing or playing your favourite Christmas carol in aid of The Children’s Society.
Volunteers' Week: 'Volunteers are absolutely integral to our work' (video)
This Volunteers' Week, our chief executive thanks every one of our volunteers.
Meet our young trustees: Luke
This week we're introducing our young trustees. Luke applied to be a young trustee after his work in The Children's Commission on Poverty.
Q and A video on Hampstead Theatre’s Firebird
Watch The Children’s Society staff in conversation with Firebird’s writer Phil Davies and Hampstead Theatre’s Artistic Director, Edward Hall