Local welfare assistance helped rebuild Caroline and her family’s lives after a fire
After a fire left her with nothing, Caroline needed help.
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.
'If a child is hungry it can affect their education'
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.
Introducing our interns
Alice, our volunteer intern, introduces herself and a wave of fellow interns who are making big contributions to our organisation.
Davpack – a new partner finding unique ways to support us
Barry the Box and special Christmas packaging are the first ways our Davpack partnership supports our work.
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.
Together, we can influence the government's child poverty strategy
Discover how to take action and make sure the government hears our ideas and concerns about the Child Poverty Strategy
Mapping the projected rise in vulnerable families and children
We break down the data contained in our recent joint report with NSPCC and Action for Children, identifying where vulnerability is projected to rise by 2015.
New guidance assures return interviews for young people
More in-depth support for young runaways improves their lives