Why I volunteer to speak about child sexual exploitation
A volunteer speaker answers some questions about how she got involved, what she enjoys about the role, and what impact she is making.
What to expect at North West Care Leavers Festival?
To mark the end of the pilot for Care to be Different, we are bringing young people and professionals together in March at the to celebrate the achievements of the young people we have helped. T
Early intervention funding faces 70% cut
Our new report with Action for Children and The National Children’s Bureau highlights major cuts to funding for early intervention services - our interactive map breaks down the changes across England
Being a young carer made me who I am today
Paul Al-Naqib, Independent Advocate from The Children’s Society, Black Country shares his experience of being a young carer, the care system and how it shaped his future.
Some mothers do ‘ave em!
For Mothering Sunday, Mo Baldwin reflects on how all her stupid actions, silly mistakes and harsh words growing up were met with love by her mum and church family. Their unconditional love throughout some tough circumstances made her who she is today.
You Have the Same 24 Hours as Beyonce
This Student Volunteer week we are showcasing what it is like to be a challenge leader for The Children's Society. Kannee has kindly shared her story.
Advent: Jesus wants me for a lightbulb
But as 500 young people encircled the inside of Westminster Abbey, Christingle’s lit. I realised…
Quiz time: How well do you know energy?
It’s surprising to find out how much it costs to use different sorts of energy - take our quiz then sign our petition to help families in energy debt
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.
Abolishing child poverty targets masks true extent of in-work poverty
Whilst there are many factors that contribute to families falling into and becoming trapped in poverty, the ability to maintain a reasonable standard of living and afford essentials is at the heart of the matter.
I knew how hard caring was for an adult, and I wanted to show people how hard it could be for a child
Author Anne Booth's new book Dog Ears features a young carer, and we spoke to her in recognition of this year's Young Carers Festival
Ross Kemp discovers huge challenges around child sexual exploitation in Britain documentary
In Ross Kemp's documentary Britain he has found that despite the prolific media attention around scandals such as those in Oxford, Rochdale and Rotherham, sexual exploitation is still a deeply misunderstood issue.