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The Lightless Sky: an Afghan refugee boy’s journey of escape to a new life in Britain

Gulwali Passarlay was 12 when he fled Afghanistan, his new book tells the story. Here Gulwali tells us about his harrowing journey to the UK

Young people experiencing mental health problems

We run services around the country for young people who are desperately in need of mental health support. Services include therapeutic support, befriending, counselling or advice.

Christmas changes lives at Talbot Heath

Young world-changers come together to celebrate Christmas and make a big difference to vulnerable children. Head teacher, Karen Leahy, tells us how they gather pupils, parents and staff to organise memorable Christmas events.

Parents still being forced to pay over the odds for school uniforms

The Competition and Market Authority (CMA) has written an open letter to head teachers, governing boards and school uniform suppliers, urging them to make school uniforms available at the best prices possible

Seriously Awkward campaign goes to party conferences

We have been at the political party conferences, talking to MPs about the Seriously Awkward campaign

Our safeguarding statement

The Children’s Society has a duty of care to the children and young people they provide services for; as a charity this also includes taking the necessary steps to safeguard and take responsibility for them.

Protecting children from payday loan adverts

Watch our spoof payday loan video highlighting the irresponsible nature of payday loan adverts