Life changer: Mags shares her volunteering experiences (audio)
In an audio recording and interview, Mags tells us about the great experiences she has had at one of our children’s centres
Thank you for helping me change my life
My name is Imogen and four years ago I was referred to a programme run by The Children’s Society in Lancashire.
The best gift of all (audio)
Thanks to your support, we are able to help children all year round
The link between the Troubled Families Programme and missing children
This month the All Party Parliamentary group on young runaways held a meeting to explore how missing children can be better helped through the programme.
Crucial opportunity missed to lift refugee children out of poverty
The government has failed to increase asylum support rates, leaving over 10,000 asylum-seeking children in poverty.
Investigating children's well-being
We provided evidence to parliament to emphasise what we need to do to boost children's well-being
Jade Ewen: Being a young carer 'made me stronger than I realise'
Singer, songwriter and actress Jade Ewen writes: 'I didn’t realise I was something that’s called a young carer. I’m still finding out how that has shaped who I am now'
Local welfare assistance kept Anna and her family safe
Anna shares her experience of how, after escaping an abusive partner, local welfare schemes helped put her family’s life back together again.
Our favourite online maps - What are yours? [updated]
The best online maps tend to be useful, appealing and, often, fun - try one from our site and a few favourites from elsewhere
When debt leaves a scar
We speak to actor Brian Cox and ask him why he’s backing The Debt Trap...
'There are some things parents should not be made to cut back on – like feeding their kids'
Tamzin, mother of two, writes of free school meals' importance and her shock to learn that all children in poverty don't receive them