Families in Bradford now feeling Warm and Informed
The Warm and Informed project was launched in September 2014 as a partnership between Northern Gas Networks (NGN) and The Children’s Society, focusing on two low income areas
of Bradford. The project was intended to build on previous joint work by these organisations involving giving fuel poverty advice at children’s centres.
Quiz: The Budget or Star Wars?
Today, George Osborne delivers this year's budget announcement. Also, Star Wars.
Asking the Chancellor for better Budgeting for early help
There is an exceptionally strong case for public services to be based on the principle of intervening early to prevent problems from escalating.
Q and A video on Hampstead Theatre’s Firebird
Watch The Children’s Society staff in conversation with Firebird’s writer Phil Davies and Hampstead Theatre’s Artistic Director, Edward Hall
Securing therapeutic support for victims of sexual abuse
The damaging consequences of child sexual abuse is becoming increasingly apparent, affecting children’s mental health and placing them at greater risk of going missing, misusing substances or offending.
Writer of Firebird, Phil Davies, discusses the play
Our Seriously Awkward campaign to protect 16 and 17 year olds from exploitation is being backed by Hampstead Theatre, London with their play Firebird. Here we speak to the writer, Phil Davies, about the play.
The needs of destitute migrant children going unmet
Our new report exposes the destitution, exploitation and risks faced by children and their families who do not have access to mainstream benefits.
'Interning here is even better than expected'
Our HR Intern Stella discusses the impact of her work.
EU Referendum: Brexit and young people
Now the EU referendum debate is over, we're taking stock as to what this might mean for children and young people. While there are immediate, profound changes unfolding before us, in reality, many implications for children won’t be known or play out for some time.
Advent: Christmas is just around the corner
Today Caroline Spelman shares her joy in the Advent season. It's a joy that motivates her to look for opportunities to work for a better world.
Reviewing children's journeys through the asylum process
Our Policy Advisor Ilona Pinter explains the importance of our new report on young people's journeys through the UK asylum process
We all need to keep poverty in mind
Our new report shows that despite links between older adolescents living in poverty and their emotional well-being, there is a low level of recognition of how poverty can affect children's mental health outcomes in the NHS.