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.
'Volunteering with The Children’s Society has met and exceeded my expectations'
Rod, our archiving volunteer, is tracing our evolution and development, from the children's homes (which we no longer operate) to our family centres
Before we existed: The founding of The Children's Society
Why did Edward Rudolf found our charity?
Time travelling in south London: A trip through our archives
Our archives are a sort of Narnia, tucked away in an unassuming office building, housing a rich collection of stories.
The posts of Christmas past: Have a look at photos from our archives
In advance of some new Christmas stories from our archives this week, take a look at our previous posts featuring nativity scenes, magazines and more
Advent: Opening doors, year by year
What if Advent calendars told the story of your life? Imogen explores the implications of this for herself and others…