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.
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.
Why I’m leaving a gift (audio)
Alice Whelan knows what it’s like to be a child growing up in poverty. That’s why she is remembering us in her will
Payment by Results in the children and families sector
Organisations providing services to children and families must play an active, but challenging role in the use of Payment by Results
A dark day for families fleeing war and persecution
Drastic cuts to support for asylum seekers are forcing families to live on just £5 a day.
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.
I remember those days
Shakira Martin faced difficulty in her teenage years, and shares her story with us here.
Marking the start of Advent with a royal visit
On 1 December 2015, we marked the start of Advent with a special Advent Service at Lambeth Palace, London in the presence of the charity’s Royal President Her Royal Highness (HRH) The Duchess of Gloucester GCVO.