Special night at the theatre with The Children’s Society for Firebird
We were thrilled to be joined by a group of famous faces for an exclusive performance of Firebird, followed by a special post-show Q and A alongside the artistic team.
Giving back 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. Olivia is a Psychology student at Manchester Metropolitan University who has been volunteering as a befriender with The Children’s Society.
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.
Make a resolution to get tough this year
Each January, millions of us resolve to change things about ourselves in the coming year.
Seriously Awkward: Jemma's story
Jemma became suicidal after being exploited and turning to substance abuse. A social worker helped her back into education.
Become the new face of Christingle
Do you have great photos from your Christingle celebration that you can share with us? Find out how you can enter our competition to become the new cover stars for this year’s Christingle resources.
We were greatly impressed by the number of fantastic photos and videos we saw from Christingle services last year. Work is already well underway for Christingle this year and we would love to include some of the photos from your events this year.
Meeting the needs of all children and families with disabilities
Our new report with Citizens Advice Bureau and Disability Rights UK is a key first step in ensuring the value of universal credit
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.