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Government measures need more focus on vulnerable children

4 Jun 2014

The measures announced in the Queen's Speech should have a greater focus on vulnerable chlidren

Expert panel seeks views of Birmingham children

The Birmingham Commission for Children is inviting young people to give their views on how Birmingham children can be given a better start in life.

Charity boss rings the till for Volunteers’ Week

The Children’s Society is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Volunteers’ Week by promoting the many actions people can take to make a difference.

New post to drive new business and front-line service excellence

Announcing The Children's Society's new Chief Operating Officer Val Floy.

Ground-breaking schools programme helps young carers get crucial support

New scheme will make young carers more visible and help them flourish

Actor Brian Cox backs our new campaign against family debt

Cox says that debt is 'a psychological disease that can be . . . causing anxiety and stress. It’s something that will stay with children all their lives.'

Report reveals debt's true damage to children, families

7 May 2014

Our new report, created with StepChange, reveals the devestating impact that problem debt is having on children

Report echoes that hunger is a 'brutal reality' for families, children

Response to Trussell Trust report on food bank use and hunger

Government urgently needs to protect young asylum seekers leaving care

The Children’s Society's response to the Office of the Children’s Commissioner’s report on unaccompanied children refused asylum

Government must protect refugee children from living in poverty

The Children’s Society's response to High Court ruling on asylum support

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