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Parents of disabled children could lose £1,400 in welfare shakeup

Parents of disabled children could lose £1,400 in welfare shakeup
Controversial reforms will also cut benefit for 450,000 disabled tenants in social housing

Intergenerational roast dinner gets everyone talking

A group of young and older people, as part of the Intergenerational Community Cohesion Project, recently organised a roast dinner in Greenwich.

Parliamentary news

10 Jun 2011

The latest Parliamentary news from our Policy Team.

Volunteers' Week

3 Jun 2011

Volunteers’ Week is an annual event which celebrates the fantastic contribution that millions of volunteers make across the UK.

The Children's Society to run free workshop into impact of alcohol abuse

18 May 2011

The Children's Society is running a workshop at an event examining the consequences of alcohol abuse on young people.

Metro Radio's 'Cash for Kids’ trek to Machu Picchu launches this Friday 13 May

Our work with young runaways is set to receive a huge boost from one of the UK's biggest radio stations, Metro Radio.

The Children's Society joins Stop CSA Charges campaign

We are pleased to be one of 18 signatories who have joined the campaign to atop CSA charges.

Our response to the EU directive on human trafficking

Read our response to the government's announcement that it will opt in the EU directive on human trafficking.

Our destitution project

In April last year we sent you an emergency appeal about our project based in Birmingham which supports hundreds of destitute families with young children who are facing hunger and extreme poverty.