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.
John's story, the difference we made
This years' Impact Report focuses on our work in our five priority themes. Children's mental health and well-being is one area. Here we hear John's story of how his mentor helped him.
Launching our new Impact Report
Our chief executive proudly presents the results from our impact report, which summarises our many positive changes to the lives of children across the UK.
What's pants about your local area? What's tops?
They are simple questions but through them we’ve been able to listen and understand what is going on in thousands of young people’s lives.
Looking back at the London Olympics
Soon we’ll be celebrating the start of the Rio Olympics Games and over in The Children’s Society offices we can’t help but get nostalgic...
Putting the ‘fun’ in fundraising: Fashion shows, summer parties and more!
Long-term supporter and Shipston Committee member Karen Gaymond shares with us how her fantastic group continues to hold exciting events to fundraise for The Children’s Society.
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.
268 years of Christingle
For our first Christingle service, held in December 1968 at Lincoln Cathedral, we expected 300 people but some 1500 attended the celebration.
Painting solidarity with refugees
Next Saturday, September 17 we will be taking part in the Solidarity with Refugees march in London. To make sure we make the biggest impact on the day, we held a banner making workshop with local art groups.
The links between well-being and mental health
Following the publication of this year's Good Childhood Report, here we look further at the links between well-being and mental health for young people.
Why We Love Messy Christingle
Learn how many children making Christingle candles makes for a messy, fun way to learn about the meaning of Christmas.