News and Blogs | The Children’s Society

children playing with a balloon
We asked 1000 people: Do you think it’s tougher growing up now compared to your own childhood?
17 July 2014
girl playing at a children's centre
The Earl of Listowel endorses the key findings of our new report, calls on the government to clarify data-sharing requirements to help young families
16 July 2014
Oritsé Williams and Lily Caprani speaking while seated at a table
Our Director of Strategy and Policy, Lily Caprani, met Oritsé from JLS and is in his documentary about young carers and the struggles they face
09 July 2014
family looking distressed by a bill
Stress, family problems and missing out on the basics are ways problem debt harms children now and in the future
08 July 2014
Charlotte Mulcock and two friends surrounded by balloons
Charlotte from West Yorkshire explains how careful planning and hard work made her fundraising DO a success
03 July 2014
Jo Joyner stands before bunting and surrounded by childhood games Jo supports Bi
'I'm encouraging people to do their bit this summer by holding a Big Summer DO, to help support disadvantaged children'
30 June 2014
SCARPA Squad meet Edward Timpson MP
Many of the young people who've benefited from SCARPA’s support join SCARPA Squad – who work together to improve the lives of other young people.
16 April 2014
3 images: four children in a pram, a smiling girl and Princess Diana
As we launch our new initiative in the West Midlands, take a look at our 122-year history in the area
02 April 2014
part of an infographic titled 'ten facts about poverty'
Because this week's episode of the Channel 4 series focused on parents and families we decided to share some facts about children living in poverty
21 January 2014
a mother and her four children
Millions of families are struggling to cope this winter with rising costs of living, and you can take action to help
13 January 2014
young carer speaking to a practitioner
The secretary for education made a major announcement about young carers - our public affairs manager explains what it means
08 October 2013
A still image of a young girl who has run away
A year after launching our Runaways' Charter, we're taking a look back and saying 'thank you!' for your help making runaways safer
03 October 2013