Quiz: What do young people say most influences their well-being?

The Good Childhood Report 2016 reveals that children and adults experience well-being differently.

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Children’s experiences of their local area are vital to their well-being

Our latest Good Childhood report has found that how children see their local area is clearly linked to their well-being.

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Our latest Good Childhood Report reveals rise in girls’ unhappiness

It is absolutely vital to listen to what children have to say about their lives.

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Girls in distress – report reveals rise in unhappiness

UK girls increasingly unhappy with their lives and appearance, our 2016 Good Childhood report reveals

'How well do we support boys and young men who are victims of trafficking?'

Phil Brewer, who leads the Metropolitan Police's Trafficking & Kidnap Unit, shared his thoughts on our Boys Don't Cry report, which addresses that boys and young men are being trafficked into the UK and experience sexual exploitation.

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Seriously Awkward school holidays

Karen, a Project Worker at our SCARPA project in Newcastle, knows that without the structure of school, summer holidays can be a more dangerous time for vulnerable young people.

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About Friendship for All

If a child or young person is disabled and/or in the care system, they are more likely to miss out on friendship causing them to be socially isolated.

Thousands of young people turn to The Children’s Society for help

Over 18,000 young people turned to The Children’s Society for help over the past year, according to the charity’s latest report on the impact on its work.

The Children’s Society’s impact report — The Difference We Made —  shows that the charity’s services across the country worked directly with 18,193 young people during 2015/2016, while its campaigning work has contributed to over 5.6 million positive changes to children’s lives — a 311% increase on the previous year.