16 and 17 year olds at risk

Our recent Seriously Awkward report shows that young people may feel under pressure to make choices that can jeopardise their future.

Our Royal President

HRH The Duchess of Gloucester GCVO

The Great British Bake Off inspired our office Bake and Brew

With The Great British Bake Off in full swing, The Children’s Society colleagues have been inspired to get creative in the kitchen to raise funds for our Bake and Brew campaign.

Charlie’s story: My life as a young carer

Charlie, aged 19, has cared for his mum since he was 4 years old. Watch him talk about life as a young carer and his involvement with our Young Carers in Focus project

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The risks of unsuitable accommodation for older teenagers

Our new report On Your Own Now examines the experiences of 16 and 17 year olds who cannot live at home with their families. These teenagers live in accommodation provided by their local council to prepare them for living independently as an adult.

We need to listen to 16 and 17 year olds in care

An advocate in our Havering Advocacy Service explains how her work with many 16 and 17 year olds having housing problems relates to our new report, 'On your own now'

Take the Bake and Brew blogger challenge to win prizes

Take the Bake and Brew blogger challenge!

As part of our Bake and Brew appeal we’re running an exciting competition for food bloggers. Baking to monthly themes, bloggers have the chance to win prizes such as a Kitchen Aid and tickets to the BBC Good Food Cakes and Bakes show, all just by baking and raising as much money as possible to help change children’s lives.

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