Families in Bradford now feeling Warm and Informed
The Warm and Informed project was launched in September 2014 as a partnership between Northern Gas Networks (NGN) and The Children’s Society, focusing on two low income areas
of Bradford. The project was intended to build on previous joint work by these organisations involving giving fuel poverty advice at children’s centres.
Quiz: The Budget or Star Wars?
Today, George Osborne delivers this year's budget announcement. Also, Star Wars.
Asking the Chancellor for better Budgeting for early help
There is an exceptionally strong case for public services to be based on the principle of intervening early to prevent problems from escalating.
Q and A video on Hampstead Theatre’s Firebird
Watch The Children’s Society staff in conversation with Firebird’s writer Phil Davies and Hampstead Theatre’s Artistic Director, Edward Hall
Securing therapeutic support for victims of sexual abuse
The damaging consequences of child sexual abuse is becoming increasingly apparent, affecting children’s mental health and placing them at greater risk of going missing, misusing substances or offending.
Writer of Firebird, Phil Davies, discusses the play
Our Seriously Awkward campaign to protect 16 and 17 year olds from exploitation is being backed by Hampstead Theatre, London with their play Firebird. Here we speak to the writer, Phil Davies, about the play.
'Everywhere you find The Children's Society, you find our volunteers'
Our Director of Fundraising and Supporter Engagement has a special video message for volunteers.
The needs of destitute migrant children going unmet
Our new report exposes the destitution, exploitation and risks faced by children and their families who do not have access to mainstream benefits.
Everyone in the NHS can understand the signs of child sexual exploitation and abuse
This week, we launched our new Seen and Heard partnership with the Department of Health to help NHS healthcare staff spot the signs of child sexual exploitation or abuse.
Meet our young trustees: Robert
Robert, a young carer from Surrey, is one of our young trustees. Here he tells us about his experiences.
Billions of reasons families with children bear the burden of the summer budget
While some policies in yesterday’s budget were welcome, such as increases in the minimum wage, gains from these will be heavily outweighed by reductions in other support for low income families, including working families.
An important victory for access to justice - the Supreme Court strikes down the legal aid residence test
Last week we saw an important victory as the Supreme court ruled that the Government can not introduce a residence test on legal aid.