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In 2015/16 we supported more than 18,000 children and young people

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Ask the Government to protect care leavers from falling into debt

The journey of a care leaver

Young people leaving the care system are often left with limited support that can leave them in real risk of falling into debt and destitution. This blog looks at the support a British or settled young person will receive in their journey out of the care system.

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Making sure vulnerable children are Seen and Heard

This week we launched a brand new initiative to help young victims of sexual abuse. The project commissioned by the Department of Health, trains health care staff to spot the signs of child sexual exploitation.

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Seen and Heard

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Sarah's story, supporting children in care

Sarah was put in care when she was 10. She kept being moved around different foster parents, and she started running away. Her worker Zoe supported her to settle into a long term foster placement.

NHS staff across the country vital to stamping out child sexual abuse

The Children’s Society and Department of Health launch new, free resource to support 750,000 staff across the NHS to recognise the signs of child sexual abuse or exploitation.

A young carer's view on Henley Festival 2016

So what was Henley Festival 2016 like for a young carer? Melissa Moody fills us in...

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Corporate Ambassador Peter tells us why he is running an Ultra Marathon

Peter shares what he has been up to since he joined The Children's Society, and what he has learned.

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Are you what we’re looking for?

We are looking for people who are passionate about making a difference to children’s lives to join our network of local campaigners.

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