Thousands attending Henley Festival, helping thousands of young carers
How our partnership with Henley Festival is helping to give young carers a brighter future.
Bullying – let’s talk about it
Tuesday 5 July 2016 marks the first national Stand Up To Bullying day. Our research shows that bullying has a detrimental impact on children and young people; children who are bullied have lower levels of well-being, are more likely to live in poverty and may be at risk of being abused.
Young Carer’s Festival 2016
The Young Carers Festival is a chance for young people to take a break from their caring responsibilities and have fun. This year Melissa tells us about the weekend.
Lone children on the move
From today local authorities will be able to transfer responsibility formally to other local authorities. We must make sure that these young people have access to the legal support they need.
Together we did it
We’ve got some exciting news. A year ago we launched our first local campaign ‘Handle With Care’. Today we’re back in Greater Manchester meeting to celebrate its success.
EU Referendum: Brexit and young people
Now the EU referendum debate is over, we're taking stock as to what this might mean for children and young people. While there are immediate, profound changes unfolding before us, in reality, many implications for children won’t be known or play out for some time.
Our favourite online maps - What are yours? [updated]
The best online maps tend to be useful, appealing and, often, fun - try one from our site and a few favourites from elsewhere
Taking a stand at Conference
Now the political dust has settled after party conferences we take a look back at The Children’s Society’s presence this year
Help me to help young carers
As he puts together a kit for young carers, Rob asks for your assistance with sharing a survey with young people
Signing off after two quick months
Our media intern Rosie recaps her two good but fast months with us, and her plans to head abroad.
Advent: Someone who believes in us
We all need support - Joanna explains why this is particularly true for the most vulnerable 16-17 year olds.
Advent: The coming
As the weather outside seems to close in and draw us towards the shortest day of the year, the darkness offers little consolation. As we wait for the light to come, Katherine reflects on Isaiah 40.1-11.