In London since 1881
We have supported vulnerable children and young people in London since our charity was founded in 1881.
Changing young people’s lives
Young people told of the difference our support services have made to their lives during a special open day in Blackburn.
Eve's story: Spiraling debt
A council tax debt led to Eve’s children going hungry and eventually losing their home.
Handle with Care: Missing my brother
Anna writes about what the Handle with Care campaign means for her and her family.
Seriously Awkward: Katie's Story
The most vulnerable 16 and 17 year olds are falling through the cracks between childhood and adulthood, simply because of their age. Our Seriously Awkward campaign aims to change that.
Join us in calling on the Government to change the law to protect 16 and 17 year olds from abuse, harm and neglect.
Lords support our changes to the law that 'naming' children is 'shaming'
Yesterday, peers voiced their support for changes we proposed to stop the ‘naming and shaming’ of children involved in anti-social behaviour
Preparing for my 10k time-trial torture
He's good on a bike but for Henry Rowling running is a different matter, as he explains the aches he's enduring to support our work.
My day at The Children’s Society
Oliver, a young volunteer, travelled to London to meet our chief executive, managers and to learn more about our work
Why it's important we support the 'poor kids'
Laura Rodrigues, Policy Officer, responds to BBC documentary 'Poor Kids' and raises concerns over the Government's new Welfare Reform Bill.
Working with new parents
As we follow Mary and Joseph as they travel to Bethlehem, how can we support young parents in their new found responsibilities?
'There is an assumption that poverty ends at school- but that’s not the case.'
This blog was written as part of The Children’s Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes.