The Children's Society comments on Ellie Butler case

Sad and shocking abuse case of Ellie Butler raises many issues about child protection and the necessary steps that must be taken to prevent vulnerable children from experiencing harm.

Allestree Committee celebrates half a century of fundraising

At the end of Volunteers' Week we hear about a recent celebration for the Allestree Committee fundraising group who have been raising funds to support our work 50 years.

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Forced to choose between having food or being warm

Working with young people leaving care, Angela finds that a lack of support and financial education is putting many young people in difficult situations.

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Missing from home services

Our services support children and young people who go missing from home or care, or are at risk of doing so.

Video: Why I volunteer

Three different volunteers explain why they volunteer in one of our young peoples' services.

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How to campaign

Our campaigns involve a lot of people coming together to build momentum and make change happen. Use these guides to find out how you could make a difference.

One small ‘thank you’ can make a world of difference

Dave Farris reflects on thankfulness, helping us to show appreciation for those who give of themselves in order that others might flourish.

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Short on time? Here is how you can volunteer

Even the smallest act can make a difference toward helping the children we care support and advocate on behalf of

Volunteering opportunities for young people

If you are 14-18 years old, we have many opportunities for you to get involved and volunteer