Improving my confidence with volunteering
I hope to by volunteering I can make a difference to a young person’s life.
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.
‘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.
Coordinate an international adventure 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. Max is a student who has been volunteering at Loughborough University to help students aiming to climb the Morocco High Atlas Mountains to fundraise for us.
Firebird- it’s not just a story
Firebird has recently become the first play about child sexual exploitation to run on the West End. However, the traumatic story is not just a story. Read how our direct support and campaigns work has been fighting to prevent stories like these from happening.
Mapped: Families that will be affected by four-year benefit freeze
The current and previous Government have introduced a wide range of measures that will affect family incomes up to 2020. In some cases, these will increase household incomes. In other cases they will significantly reduce them.
'Everywhere you find The Children's Society, you find our volunteers'
Our Director of Fundraising and Supporter Engagement has a special video message for volunteers.
Advent: Carols from Broughton
Today we welcome the wonderful choir of Broughton Parish to our Advent calendar. Well worth a listen!
Confusing data laws are blocking support for children in early years
More than half of local authorities are not providing vital data with children's centres
Why I’m leaving a gift (audio)
Alice Whelan knows what it’s like to be a child growing up in poverty. That’s why she is remembering us in her will
Choosing the Chief Executive
A team of five young people on our Board of Trustees, including Aaron Thomas Rowles, helped select our new leader
Q&A with Amy Edwards
Amy Edwards, project worker at the US Service, speaks about her work supporting young people with learning disabilities who have experienced, or are at risk of experiencing, sexual exploitation.