Festival helps boost support for care leavers

Nearly 200 guests turned out to help make The Children’s Society’s North West Care Leavers Festival a huge success.

Thank you to the bravery of Firebird

For the last five months Firebird, a play addressing the issue of child sexual exploitation, has been supporting our Seriously Awkward campaign. Now as the play’s run in the West End is coming to an end, we look back at the highlights and say thank you to all involved for their support.

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Protecting children from sexual exploitation is everyone’s business

In a blog for Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day, policy officer Richard Crellin considers why it is important that everyone understands how children can be better protected from child sexual exploitation.

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West End kids Bake and Brew for Easter

Dance-school founder Jessica Elliot speaks about her inspiration to help young people and why she is supporting Bake and Brew with her dance students this year.

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A budget for the next generation?

The Chancellor talked about acting now rather than paying later, yet this budget missed opportunities to do so.

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Families in Bradford now feeling Warm and Informed

The Warm and Informed project was launched in September 2014 as a partnership between Northern Gas Networks (NGN) and The Children’s Society, focusing on two low income areas
of Bradford. The project was intended to build on previous joint work by these organisations involving giving fuel poverty advice at children’s centres.

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Quiz: How much do you know about child sexual exploitation?

For today's Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day we would like to help everyone know the signs of exploitation and what everyone of us can do to stop it.

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Quiz: The Budget or Star Wars?

Today, George Osborne delivers this year's budget announcement. Also, Star Wars.

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Empowering young people to make safe informed decisions

For today’s National Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day our services are running and taking part in events across the country. Here a practitioner answers our questions about working with young people at risk of sexual abuse.

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