A young carer's view on Henley Festival 2016
So what was Henley Festival 2016 like for a young carer? Melissa Moody fills us in...
Are you what we’re looking for?
We are looking for people who are passionate about making a difference to children’s lives to join our network of local campaigners.
A child psychologist’s view of that Seriously Awkward age
The notion that 16 and 17 year olds can look after themselves means that their vulnerability is often overlooked.
A magical time at Henley Festival supporting young carers
Our Hidden exhibition raised awareness about young carers and hundreds of families enjoyed our fun zone at Family Sunday.
What is the Joint Committee on Human Rights?
What is the Joint Committee on Human Rights and how we need your views to influence them?
The power of our shops
In only a few months our charity shops managed to gather thousands of supporters for a local campaign. Sarah interviews Carol from our Shaw shop about their role in helping children in care placed out of borough in Greater Manchester.
Recognising when teenagers need protection
Research shows that 16 and 17 year olds are at serious risk of neglect, but the law needs to catch up.
You Have the Same 24 Hours as Beyonce
This Student Volunteer week we are showcasing what it is like to be a challenge leader for The Children's Society. Kannee has kindly shared her story.
Jenny’s story: Escaping abuse
Neglect led Jenny into a downward spiral of substance abuse, until she eventually became suicidal.
Kimberley Wilson: Life is always better with cake
Great British Bake Off finalist Kimberley Wilson gives recommendations and tasty recipes for your next Bake and Brew.
Improving my confidence with volunteering
I hope to by volunteering I can make a difference to a young person’s life.
The most rewarding experience I've had
Children in care often lack consistent adult support, leaving them vulnerable to further neglect or abuse, but our volunteer independent visitor scheme matches a trained adult with a child in care