Summer budget: Condemning low-income working families to poverty?
Today, the Government will announce £12bn in cuts from the welfare budget. A cut to child tax credits, a vital form of support that helps families in the transition to work and lifts them out of poverty, is among the possible cuts.
Helping London’s children and teenagers at their most vulnerable
This month we are launching our new way of working in London, setting out our new hub of services to tackle the exceptional and growing risks facing London’s children and teenagers.
16 and 17 year olds are caught between childhood and adulthood
Our new Seriously Awkward campaign calls for better protection for vulnerable 16-17 year olds. You may wonder what protections these teenagers need.
What has happened to funding for early help services?
Our new report created with the National Children's Bureau, in collaboration with Children & Young People Now, highlights major changes to funding for early intervention services and we've produced an interactive map to break down the local changes.
Luke's story: Something isn't quite right
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.
Abolishing child poverty targets masks true extent of in-work poverty
Whilst there are many factors that contribute to families falling into and becoming trapped in poverty, the ability to maintain a reasonable standard of living and afford essentials is at the heart of the matter.
The Debt Trap exposes the impact that living with debt has on children
In support of our new report, Paul Blomfield MP shares a constiutent's story and emphasises the need to tackle problem debt
Calculating the cost of independent advocacy
Our new tools allow you to estimate the budget needed to provide advocacy - a valuable service - to young people in care.
Teenage neglect: past, present and future
How The Children’s Society has worked with neglected teenagers for the past 132 years
Join our #Caroloke campaign
Show your Christmas spirit and have fun with friends and family by sharing a video of you singing or playing your favourite Christmas carol in aid of The Children’s Society.
We’re making progress but more needs to be done to protect vulnerable young people
At this year’s NCAS conference, we focused on continuing to support young runaways