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Handle with Care: Missing my brother

Anna writes about what the Handle with Care campaign means for her and her family.

Seriously Awkward: Katie's Story

The most vulnerable 16 and 17 year olds are falling through the cracks between childhood and adulthood, simply because of their age. Our Seriously Awkward campaign aims to change that.

Join us in calling on the Government to change the law to protect 16 and 17 year olds from abuse, harm and neglect.


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Withdrawing tax credits from young working families could 'halve their income'

The Children's Society responds to reports that the Government is considering removing tax credits from young working families.

Handle with Care: Christian's story

Christian spent a day talking to the public about the importance of supporting young people who are placed away from home.

A dark day for families fleeing war and persecution

Drastic cuts to support for asylum seekers are forcing families to live on just £5 a day.

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Finding out how I could help

Serena Gay used her expertise as a voice over artist to train volunteer speakers.

Jenny’s story: Escaping abuse

Neglect led Jenny into a downward spiral of substance abuse, until she eventually became suicidal.

Recognising when teenagers need protection

Research shows that 16 and 17 year olds are at serious risk of neglect, but the law needs to catch up.

How one church makes a difference

Parishioners from St Hilda’s church in the West Midlands save their spare change for The Children’s Society.