Sarah Wayman, Local Campaigns Officer

Portrait of Sarah Wayman
Young person smiling

National Care Leavers' Week: Whatever you do, don't move

Over 100 councils have introduced council tax exemption for care leavers. But it’s come to our attention that there are still some young people not benefitting from this vital support – and we think this needs to change.

28 Oct 2019
Young person poverty crisis

Talking change: what financial crisis looks like for families and young people

In this month's episode of Talking Change, we explore what financial crisis looks like for families and young people.

5 Apr 2019
Family laughing on sofa

We’re strengthening the safety net for vulnerable families

Our recent £40,000 win will allow us to carry on supporting families in crisis

20 Feb 2018
Campaign supporters holding up a sign

Are you what we’re looking for?

We are looking for people who are passionate about making a difference to children’s lives to join our network of local campaigners.

15 Jul 2016
A window display at our Children's Society shop in Oldham

The power of our shops

In only a few months our charity shops managed to gather thousands of supporters for a local campaign. Sarah interviews Carol from our Shaw shop about their role in helping children in care placed out of borough in Greater Manchester.

7 Jul 2016
Campaigners supporting care leavers

Together we did it

We’ve got some exciting news. A year ago we launched our first local campaign ‘Handle With Care’. Today we’re back in Greater Manchester meeting to celebrate its success.

30 Jun 2016