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Government spending on early support for children slashed by 71%

Money for early intervention slashed despite successive governments stating their commitment to these programmes

You Have the Same 24 Hours as Beyonce

This Student Volunteer week we are showcasing what it is like to be a challenge leader for The Children's Society. Kannee has kindly shared her story.

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United States
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Giving back as a volunteer

This Student Volunteering Week we have been talking to some of our student volunteers to find out how they support the children and young people we work with. Olivia is a Psychology student at Manchester Metropolitan University who has been volunteering as a befriender with The Children’s Society.

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United States
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Stars come out for Firebird’s royal reception and West End debut

A host of stars came out to support a royal reception held by The Children’s Society to mark the launch of Firebird, which made its West End debut at the Trafalgar Studios in London this month, in association with the charity.

Special night at the theatre with The Children’s Society for Firebird

We were thrilled to be joined by a group of famous faces for an exclusive performance of Firebird, followed by a special post-show Q and A alongside the artistic team.

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United Kingdom
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Improving my confidence with volunteering

I hope to by volunteering I can make a difference to a young person’s life.

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United States
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Donate to support young carers

You can help us provide young carers with crucial support, mentoring and much-needed breaks away from caring duties.

Lack of early support is putting thousands of young carers at risk

Schools and local authorities are failing to provide potentially thousands of young carers with the early support they need and instead wait to act when their problems reach crisis point, our new report reveals.

Closing the gaps for young carers

Helen Leadbitter, operational manager of the Include Project and co-author of our new report looking at the support needs of young carers explains why we need to ask children about their caring roles to avoid them slipping through the cracks.

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United States
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‘I didn’t know I was a young carer until I came to this service – you don’t really think about it'

Today we released our new report all about young carers like Bina. The report explores the challenges of identifying the support that can help them, and how we get a sense of how many young carers there are.

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United States
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