News and Blogs | The Children’s Society

young man in the rain
New government guidance is the first of its kind, and a crucial step forward for some of the most vulnerable children
05 August 2014
several girls knitting around a table
A hundred years ago, Britain declared war on Germany and the First World War erupted. Our archivist looks at some of the ways the war affected our work
04 August 2014
a woman and Matthew drinking tea
Matt Phelan from 4Ps Marketing was so excited after spending a day serving tea in one of our shops that he suggested his whole company do the same
02 August 2014
Family fire-fighting debts
Can you fend off multiple bills and stay out of The Debt Trap?
01 August 2014
woman eating strawberries and cream
As part of our Big Summer DO campaign, we asked shared their favourite childhood memories
30 July 2014
Child with her guardian
Our new report with UNICEF makes the economic case for why migrant children should be allocated an independant legal guardian
29 July 2014
inside the Channel Tunnel, a band plays, a train sits and people prepare to walk
This week marks the 20th anniversary of Le Walk, an event that raised £2m and was the first time since the ice age that humans walked from France to England
15 February 2014
young girl in front of a Christmas tree
Jo explains how a small present can make a big difference to the young people she works with in Nottingham
14 December 2013
a red line on a chart
Our new calculator allows you to get an idea of what the poverty line looks like for a given family type in any year from 2000 to the present.
16 November 2012
adult and young man speaking
Many children in the care system tell us of experiences of powerlessness when decisions are made about their future - but advocates help change that
13 September 2012
The first public session of an inquiry into trafficked children gone missing from care reveals chilling facts and ways of addressing the problem.
25 April 2012
A mother and her four children
Use our calculator to check your eligibility for the warm home discount scheme
06 February 2014