Care leavers struggle with council tax debts
'Every day, my work shows me how important it is to raise awareness of the challenges care leavers face as they leave the care system, particularly with money and avoiding debt.'
Abu – An award-winning inspiration
Abu Alamer, 21, from Coventry, receive an award at Over the Rainbow for his outstanding contribution to helping other young refugees who have been forced to flee their country.
The end of Lent and my BenevoLent challenge
Fantastic resources to engage your church in praying, giving and acting for vulnerable young people this Lent are now available.
BenevoLent has ended this year but you can still support our work - find out how today.
Hooray we made it! My BenevoLent challenge is over and Easter is here at long last.
Perfect recipes for an Easter Bake and Brew
With Easter just around the corner, The Children Society's resident baker Owain shares some of his recipes and tips for a perfect Bake and Brew.
'I’ve always been a keen baker, especially when I’ve got some free time on the weekends. To celebrate the run up to Easter I made Simnel cakes as well as chocolate Easter nests. Many hands make light work, so I got my nephew involved in the baking to celebrate this special and reflective time of year.
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?
Rain, a campaign and a marathon
Our intern Lauren Devereux writes of the Fair and Square campaign launch, preparation for the London Marathon and, at last, steady rain.
The future of free school meals: Tell us what you think
The future of free school meals is up for debate, and we want to hear your thoughts, says Sam Royston.
Immigration Bill threatens support for care leavers
Tomorrow members of the House of Lords have an opportunity to make sure other care leavers are protected and able to achieve their potential.
Introducing our interns
Alice, our volunteer intern, introduces herself and a wave of fellow interns who are making big contributions to our organisation.