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News roundup: Pot of gold, policy update, retail activity

A golden opportunity goes swimmingly

A young boy jumps in a pool in Swindon

For children from families living in supported housing in St Ives Court, …

We will remember them

Last year, poignant commemorations were held across the nation to mark 100 years since the start of the First World War. The Children’s Society …


Welcome to our world - A dramatic exhibition of photos of young carers

Hidden, a new exhibition of photographs of young carers, opens at the OXO Gallery in London from 12-23 February. Admission is free.

A sample of the …

Spreading the word

Our volunteer speakers are vital in supporting our work. Dave Farris, the President of Southwark Diocese, answered a few of our questions about being …

Have a flipping good time

Our brand new Pancake Party event is a wonderful way to celebrate the start of Lent with your friends and family while raising vital funds to help …

Adults of tomorrow: Five minutes with TV personality Linda Nolan

TV personality Linda Nolan talks about the pressures young people face today – and the many ups and downs of fundraising!

Why did you choose to …

Through young eyes

After a three-month inquiry into how poverty affects England’s schoolchildren, the Children’s Commission on Poverty has unveiled its findings. The …

Supporting the whole squad

At Safeguarding Children At Risk - Prevention and Action (SCARPA) in Newcastle, managers Richard Haigh and Judith Gordon run a programme that …

Light the way

Thank you for supporting our Christingle celebrations

The Children’s Society’s Christingle celebrations have been lighting up churches and schools for …

In the zone

Thanks to your support, our Children and Family Zone is tackling poverty in Solihull

We use your donations to help disadvantaged young people. One …

Welcome to the Spring 2015 issue of Voice magazine

Hello and welcome to Voice, The Children’s Society magazine.

My name’s Ellie and I’m very proud to be guest editor of this issue, and to get a chance …

'Interning has been a fun and worthwhile experience'

Earlier this month I met with Monitoring and Evaluation Intern Sumayyah and Analyst Intern Trudie. As part of the same team, they’re based here at …

The five best things about interning here

Abida, like me, is one of the many interns volunteering with The Children’s Society that are based at HQ in London.

After earning a degree in business …

'I've learnt so much and everyone's been really helpful'

Armed with plenty of passion for the cause, Policy and Parliamentary Intern Adjoa joined our policy team in October, ready to make a …

Advent: The generosity of strangers

Often, individuals' stories stay with us. Sarah Teather MP shares Gemma's story and how her life has been transformed since coming into contact with

Unexplored Riches in Medical History project

Today, Ian Wakeling talks about the Wellcome Trust’s Research Resources scheme to support our Unexplored Riches in Medical History project.

100 years …

267 years of Christingle

The first Children's Society Christingle service took place in Lincoln Cathedral on 7 December 1968 and was combined with a presentation of purses. …

Celebrating your Christingle moments

Over the past 25 years your Christingle services have raised almost £25 million pounds to support our vital work. This year we are grateful to the

Advent: Five ways to well-being for children and teenagers

The Children’s Society asked thousands of children and teenagers about what makes them happy. Here we provide simple, straightforward advice on five

'The internship has been an eye opening experience'

Ben, one of our interns based in Birmingham, shares his experience of working with the Stars National Initiative website. Read more about our interns

Merry Christmas from The Children’s Society

We’re wishing all of our supporters a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year.

We want to thank you all for your support throughout the year and for …

Nick Clegg: ‘An extra 1.3 million infants are benefitting from free school meals’

When you’re young, there’s nothing more exciting than the last days at school before the Christmas break – classrooms covered in tinsel and the final …

Advent: Once in Royal David's City

After all the waiting and preparing, the big day is here! Today we can greet the Lord, born this happy morning! Thank you so much for journeying with

Reaching fuel-poor families

We have been working with The Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE) to carry out research on the problem of fuel poverty among families.

Stopping the debt trap

You are a mum or dad in a low-income family with small children. You don’t have much money, just enough to get by. Then one day the boiler breaks …

When debt leaves a scar

Why do you support The Children’s Society?

As a child, I experienced first-hand the devastating effects of poverty. The Children’s Society is doing …

Our blogs

Search by postcode to find your local authority's scheme to replace community care grants and crisis loans for general living expenses

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Policy update: School costs, asylum support and children's well-being

Our policy, campaigns and research teams are busy leading and supporting several projects that help children and families, including:

The cost of …


Our blogs

Search by postcode to find your local authority's scheme to replace community care grants and crisis loans for general living expenses

Join us in …

Our blogs

Search by postcode to find your local authority's scheme to replace community care grants and crisis loans for general living expenses

Join us in …

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