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.
Quiz: The Budget or Star Wars?
Today, George Osborne delivers this year's budget announcement. Also, Star Wars.
Asking the Chancellor for better Budgeting for early help
There is an exceptionally strong case for public services to be based on the principle of intervening early to prevent problems from escalating.
Securing therapeutic support for victims of sexual abuse
The damaging consequences of child sexual abuse is becoming increasingly apparent, affecting children’s mental health and placing them at greater risk of going missing, misusing substances or offending.
Writer of Firebird, Phil Davies, discusses the play
Our Seriously Awkward campaign to protect 16 and 17 year olds from exploitation is being backed by Hampstead Theatre, London with their play Firebird. Here we speak to the writer, Phil Davies, about the play.
Henley Festival proud to support The Children’s Society
Charlotte Geeves, Chief Executive of Henley Festival, explains how the partnership with The Children’s Society will make a difference to young carers.
Family debt and children: popping the weasel
As a psychiatrist, I can’t help but be aware of the impact the current economic climate is having on our families and children – times are very tough for many people.
Celebrating International Youth Day by helping young migrants thrive
Our policy adviser writes of the issues and sometimes harrowing conditions young migrants face, and what we can do to help them
Highlights of 2015
We have achieved a lot over the past year thanks to your support.
Here are some of the highlights from a fantastic year.
Calculate how the welfare benefits up-rating cap will affect families
As parliament debates a 1% annual cap on benefit and tax credit increases, you can calculate how the change could affect family finances
Understanding the nature and scale of child poverty
The government launched its consultation on measuring child poverty in Lewisham last week - what do local residents think?
What matters to children is as important as what matters to adults
Although the government has seen children as passive objects of study for too long, there have been some encouraging indications of changing attitudes.