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.
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.
'Interning here is even better than expected'
Our HR Intern Stella discusses the impact of her work.
Fuel of good cheer: Join us in cheering on London Marathon runners
Will you be at this year's London Marathon? We'll be at two points along the route, cheering on our runners. Please join us and help us cheer on all athletes.
The families behind fuel poverty statistics
Our new report takes you into the lives of our most fuel-vulnerable neighbours.
10,000 children seeking safety from war and persecution are being pushed into poverty
Low asylum support levels - how will the Chancellor respond in this year’s budget?
Just how many young carers are there?
Just how many young carers are there? We need to know.