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.
Chloe’s story: A journey of vulnerability
How the Policing and Crime Bill can protect girls like Chloe from sexual exploitation
Volunteering to facilitate the change that migrants need
Qabil talks about helping migrants and learning communication skills as a volunteer with us.
The families behind fuel poverty statistics
Our new report takes you into the lives of our most fuel-vulnerable neighbours.
MPs and peers hear startling stories of life on asylum support
At the first evidence session of the parliamentary inquiry into asylum support for children and young people, experts said that essential needs are unmet
Talking about young carers with Oritsé Williams
Our Director of Strategy and Policy, Lily Caprani, met Oritsé from JLS and is in his documentary about young carers and the struggles they face
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.
Young carers: you can make change happen
Former young carer Rebecca Coupland shares her experience of being part of influencing national legislation, and encourages others to get involved locally.
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.
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.